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Dr Sonja Bodley speaks with RadioActive.FM in Wellington about sunscreen and the importance of protecting yourself from the sun
Our Wellington-based Trustee, Dr Sonja Bodley, gave a very informative interview on RadioActive.FM yesterday to dispel some of the myths about sunscreen and explain why it is necessary to protect yourself from the sun throughout the year, despite the conditions. Have...
36-year-old Ben Mulqueeny had a clinic appointment at North Shore Hospital in March to review a large skin lesion thought to be a squamous cell carcinoma. The lesion had been present for 10 years but had rapidly increased in size in the last year. He was then sent for...
Some useful skin check tools that we are promoting Skin self-exam video Use our Get To Know The Skin You're In - A Guide to Self Skin Checks video to help with your regular skin checks Digital assistant A voice-activated digital assistant ‘Skin Check’ app – Available...
Melanoma New Zealand is thrilled to have been named as the Official Charity Partner for the iconic Kiwi fun run, Auckland Round the Bays.
Auckland pharmacist and mother of two Nichola Murray discovered a small pinhead-sized nodule on her shin in 2021 and believes she had waited any longer to get it checked out, her prognosis could have been very different.
42-year-old Victoria Hudson-Craig shares the inspirational and moving story of her fight against metastatic melanoma to encourage others to make sure they get any changes to their skin checked out.
Aotearoa ski season is upon us. UV radiation is amplified at high altitude, and intensifies as it reflects off the snow. In fact, UV intensity not only increases with reflection from the snow, but from water and even concrete too!
Christchurch resident Alyssa Sherriff was 27 years old, and newly pregnant with her second child Louis, when she found out last year that she had a melanoma on her face.