Eastern Skin Cancer Clinic Explains:
Types of Skin Cancer
The rate of skin cancer in Melbourne is lower than in Queensland, but is still very high in comparison to the rest of the world. This is due to the majority of the population having fair, northern European skin, but living in a sunny tropical and sub-tropical country.
Skin cancer accounts for around 80% of all cancer diagnosed in Australia each year. There are three common types of skin cancer, which are listed here in increasing order of seriousness.
Information on our skin cancer checks in Melbourne can be found here.