Slinky Sleeves is joining with melanomaWA for a 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. Best times are 10am – 3pm.
2019 Melanoma Facts and Stats
Australia has one of the highest rates of melanoma in the world, it is often referred to as ‘Australia’s national cancer’.
In 2019, it is expected that there will be 15,229 diagnoses of melanoma of the skin, over 1,000 in WA alone, and close to one diagnosis every half hour.
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.
Drop in to see us to take control of sun damage to your skin.