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The incidence of non-melanoma skin cancer, comprising basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma, was studied in Queensland during 1984. The world-standardised annual incidence rates (per 100,000 population) for the number of persons with non-melanoma skin cancer were estimated to be 1372 for...
The aim of this paper was to determine if there is any link between primary prevention and early detection for skin cancer. Results from a study of a large random sample of Gold Coast residents (N = 995) identified an association (P...
Article in Health promotion journal of Australia: official journal of Australian Association of Health Promotion Professionals 8(2):151-156 · January 1998
Backgrourtd Melanoma can be curable if detected early. One component of detecting melanoma is an awareness of the important features of the disease. It is currently not clear which features the community view as indicative of melanoma.Objective To investigate which features of the skin members of...
Over 26 months, 223 general practitioners recorded consultations involving the management of skin naevi and some demographic details of the patients. We used data from the Health Insurance Commission and the Australian Bureau of Statistics to estimate population consultation rates. Of 749,171...
This study describes changes in skin protection attitudes and outdoor behaviors of adults in Queensland, Australia, using two cross-sectional telephone surveys conducted in 1988/89 (N = 1699) and 1991/92 (N = 2317). After adjustment for potential confounders, there were significant improvements in...
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This study describes changes in skin protection attitudes and outdoor behaviors of adults in Queensland, Australia, using two cross-sectional telephone surveys conducted in 1988/89 (N = 1699) and 1991/92 (N = 2317). After adjustment for potential confounders, there were significant improvements in...
Subject: Skin cancer
The Sunbeds campaign communicates the long term health effects of sunbeds, including skin cancer and pre-mature ageing, to sunbed users and the wider public. Particularly those under the age of 35 who are at an increased risk of developing melanoma skin cancer from sunbed use. For moreinformation...
Subject: Skin cancer, Sunbed
This leafletwarns against the dangers of using sunbeds, most notably skin cancer, and offersadvice on the Health and Safety Guidelines that sunbed operators should abide by. This leaflet was produced by the Ulster Cancer Foundation and reprinted by the PHA as part of the sunbeds campaign.
Subject: Skin cancer
The management of low-risk basal cell carcinomas in the community.In February 2006, the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) published service guidance on skin cancer, ‘Improving outcomes for people with skin tumours including melanoma’ (NICE guidance on cancer services...

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