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Skin cancer screening is the process of checking for skin cancer before you are aware of any symptoms. It involves a medical examination that helps identify skin cancers and lesions
Skin cancer screening is the process of checking for skin cancer before you are aware of any symptoms. It involves a medical examination from a doctor with experience in identifying skin cancers and lesions, and may also include photography of your body and/or any unusual spots.
There is evidence that screening by a health professional leads to earlier diagnosis of skin cancers. This means they are easier to treat with a higher cure rate
A series of total body images. This process is highly recommended for patients with 50 or more moles, a history of melanoma, or if someone in your immediate family has a history of melanoma.
It’s reassuring to have a skin cancer check-up, but the risk of skin cancer never goes away. What should you do next to reduce your risk of skin cancer in future?
A skin cancer check-up involves a discussion of your skin cancer risk factors and a detailed examination of your whole body. There are several things you can do to make sure both go smoothly.
If you live in Australia, there's a 2 in 3 chance you'll develop skin cancer. Melanoma — which kills over 1000 Australians each year — affects about 1 in 30.
Your skin cancer check-up generally involves two visits to Molescreen. After these two visits you will have a good understanding of what you need to do or not do.