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Newsletter 2021

From The Chair We hope that you and your family were able to manage the challenges presented by COVID in 2021. In a year dominated by masks, injections, restrictions, and cancellations, through it all, Skin Cancer Tasmania and its wonderful volunteer crew, continued to support and care for those affected by skin cancer, provide awareness…

A Guide to your Monthly Skin Self-Exam

A step by step guide on how to perform a self skin examination in real time.

Newsletter 2020

From The Chair I wish that this finds you as well as can be expected. For some, 2020 has been a challenging year for their own health, the health of their family members or those in their community. COVID-19 certainly has had an impact on us all. Whilst the majority of these impacts have been…

2020 Melanoma Skin Cancer Report

For a second year, Euromelanoma and the Global Coalition for Melanoma Patient Advocacy are partnering to run a global melanoma awareness campaign. By combining our resources, we hope to reach hundreds of millions of people in over 50 participating countries. This report is at the heart of that campaign. Its purpose is to show that…

Government strengthens support for melanoma patients with breakthrough treatment expanded on PBS

The start of autumn will bring with it a new sense of hope for over 2,000 Australians with advanced melanoma, with the Australian Government expanding subsidised access to breakthrough melanoma treatment options on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) from today. The start of autumn will bring with it a new sense of hope for over…

Skin Cancer Tasmania 2019 Newsletter

What a year 2019 has been. Our team has again been behind the scenes (and in some cases at the forefront of) meetings, collaborations and events in order to raise awareness of melanoma and skin cancer in Tasmania. The year culminated in Melanoma Tasmania incorporating as Skin Cancer Tasmania in order to meet the needs…