Dr Jeremy Banky, Specialist Dermatologist, Melbourne

Skin Cancer Overview

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Australia has the highest incidence of skin cancer in the world. Two-third of Australians by the age of 70 years will be diagnosed with a skin cancer.

 

Basal Cell Carcinoma

Skin Cancer Types

Non-melanoma skin cancers (basal cell carcinomas and squamous cell carcinomas) are more common than melanomas, and have a lower mortality rate.

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Basal Cell Carcinoma

Diagnosis of Skin Cancers

To diagnose a skin cancer requires many years of training and expertise. Dr Banky has had four years of specialised training in dermatology and skin cancer, followed by a fellowship in skin cancer, laser and cosmetic dermatology.

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Treatment Options for Skin Cancer

Treatment Options for Skin Cancer

Management for skin cancers include non-surgical and surgical treatment options.

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Risk Factors for Skin Cancer

Risk Factors for Skin Cancer

There are a number of factors that contribute to the risk of skin cancer. People at higher risk for skin cancer include: A past or family history of skin cancer.

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Sun Protection

Sun Protection

Living in Australia, we are subjected to harsh ultraviolet (UV) exposure. The sunlight can have a profound effect on our skin resulting in premature ageing, skin cancers and a number of light-induced disorders of the skin.

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