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[8 min read] Burden of skin cancer in Australia | Prof David Wilkinson

By Skin Cancer Institute |November 19, 2020

For a really useful, powerful and insightful overview of the situation with skin cancer in Australia, I recommend a new article published in the MJA to “celebrate” National Skin Cancer Action Week.

As we all know, the burden of skin cancer in Australia is huge, and we lead the world both in burden and (importantly) in terms of response.

Much progress has been made in care and research, while more can still be done especially in training through the continuum from medical school to GP training and beyond.

Read the article here.

Prof David Wilkinson

Topics: Skin Cancer, melanoma

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