What to look for?
- A new spot, freckle or mole that has changed colour, size or shape recently.
- A persistent small lump that is red, pale or pearly in colour.
- Crusty non-healing sores or ‘sunspots’.
- An individual with fair complexion living in Australia is more likely that somebody with a dark complexion to have sun damages skin and be afflicted with skin cancer. importantly whatever your skin type you can still develop skin cancer. Please remember to avoid direct sunlight during the middle of the day, use a high SPF sunscreen, wear broad brim hats and protective clothing and do not forget your children’s skin.