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What are Sunspots on the skin? Solar Keratosis, otherwise called sunspots, are areas of sun damaged skin. Sunspots generally appear as a red, flat scaly area on sun exposed skin, typically the backs of hands, forearms and the face and scalp (in men with hair loss). They can also appear on the lip and the...
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What will Happen at my Skin Check at Brisbane City Skin Clinic? Your skin check will begin with your doctor initially asking you some questions about your skin, your sun exposure and your history of skin cancers. This is mainly to establish what your risk of developing skin cancer is. They will also ask you...
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About Melanoma Melanoma is the 4th most common cancer (excluding non-melanoma skin cancer) in Australia. And Australia has the highest rates of melanoma in the world. In Australia there are about 17000 new melanoma’s diagnosed annually and about 1500 people die every year from metastatic melanoma. Melanoma is commonly treated here at Brisbane City Skin...
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About Squamous Cell Carcinoma Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC) of the skin is the second most common form of skin cancer, and something our doctors treat regularly at Brisbane City Skin Clinic. It is estimated that there are approximately 200,000 new Squamous Cell Carcinomas diagnosed in Australia each year and over 1000 people die from metastatic...
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About Basal Cell Carcinoma The most common skin cancer is the Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC), it is also the most widespread form of all cancers. It accounts for about 66% of all skin cancers diagnosed in Australia. Along with Squamous Cell Carcinomas (SCC) they are grouped as non-melanoma skin cancers. It is estimated that there...
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There are three common Types of Skin Cancer treated by our doctors at Brisbane City Skin Clinic, these are Basal Cell Carcinomas, Squamous Cell Carcinomas and Melanomas. Basal Cell Carcinomas Basal Cell Carcinomas account for more than 75% of all skin cancers and is the most common form of non-melanoma skin cancer. Basal Cell Carcinomas...
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