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Skin Cancer Action Week 21-27 November, 2022

MelanomaWA Popup Information Centre on Cottesloe Beach foreshore opposite Napier Street. We are will have information on skin protection, support services, skin check clinics and sun protection products.

2022 Melanoma Facts O

Australia has one of the highest rates of melanoma in the world, it is often referred to as ‘Australia’s national cancer’. 

By 2030, it is expected that there will be 205,000 diagnoses of melanoma of the skin and over 14,000 new deaths.

In Australia, melanoma is the third most common cancer in men, after prostate and colorectal cancer, and the third most common cancer in women, after breast and colorectal cancer.

Melanoma is the most common cancer affecting 15 to 39-year-old Australians.

Olympian Cate Campbell, a Melanoma survivor and MIA National Ambassador, says the ripple effect of a melanoma diagnosis is huge.

Drop in to see us to take control of sun damage to your skin.