Skin Cancer and Cosmetic Clinic

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What are the statistics of skin cancer?

-Australia and New Zealand have the highest incidence of skin cancer in the world.

-More than 90% of skin cancers are caused by exposure to the sun.

-Approximately, two in three Australians will be diagnosed with skin cancer by the time they are 70, with more than 750,000 people treated for one or more non-melanoma skin cancers in Australia each year.

-Skin cancers account for around 80% of all newly diagnosed cancers.

-In 2015, 2152 people died from skin cancer in Australia, 1520 from melanoma and 642 from non-melanoma skin cancers.

-It’s Visible – to Doctors
-It’s often but not always visible to patients