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Tag: Melanoma

Fashion and function is key, says Shy Skin owner

Growing up fair-skinned in the beachside suburb of Merewether meant Caitlyn Byrnes learned quickly to cover up when she was out in the sun. As a youngster, well before rash vests and SPF50+,...

The Longest Day tees off to raise funds for cancer research

It’s a challenge that will test the skill, strength and stamina of even the most hardened golfer from dawn to dusk. Cancer Council NSW has teed up The Longest Day fundraiser in a...

Skin checks help detect melanomas

Two hundred patients were provided with free beachside skin checks this past weekend to help detect melanomas. The checks are part of the Hunter Melanoma Foundation’s Spot Check campaign, which is an ongoing...

Free skin checks hope to change a trend

When was the last time you had your skin checked? It’s a question many of us can’t answer confidently, and the Hunter Melanoma Foundation is working to increase the number of people looking...

Sun-savvy students in a class of their own

Sun-savvy school students are being asked to design a winning shady space for learning this spring in a bid to reduce rates of skin cancer in future generations. Using a set of new...

Australian-first initiative for Hunter Melanoma Foundation

The Hunter Melanoma Foundation (HMF) has created an animated guide to help people check their skin. The first of its kind in Australia - the idea for the ‘Check and Protect’ video was...

Charity’s mission to make Mother’s Day special

This Mother's Day is going to look a little different, but one Hunter-based organisation is working hard to ensure it is not any less special. Hunter Melanoma Foundation (HMF) has created Mother's Day...
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