Our Cancer Skin Screening program is one of the key objects of the Lions Cancer Institute by providing free Skin Screening Checks in Rural and Remote areas of the State where ready access to Skin Checks is not always available.
This free service is only made possible by the generosity of the institutes Screening Team. In providing this service. A panel of volunteer Dermatologists, Plastic Surgeons, GPs, Dermoscopists, Administrators and Drivers have voluntarily given over 2200 hours of their time. This work has been shared by the 16 Volunteers on the Screening Panel and the 15 Volunteers on the Driver and Administration panel.
The Lions Cancer Institute Inc. continues to support PhD students involved with all types of cancer research. Tracey Seymour is our current student and has been supported for nearly three years. we have previously supported students studying probable causes of bowel cancer and another student was studying possible causes of liver cancer. we can only wish these dedicated young people every success and hope that our continued financial support will one day lead to a better understanding and possible cure?
Skin damage can not be reversed: only further damage can be prevented.
They can be any colour, Red, White, Blue, Grey or a combination of colours and most start flat.
There is no age limit
The life time risk factors for 20-40 year old in Australia is 1 in 18.