Somebody just mailed these to me.
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Unfortunately I don’t have any attribution for the above.
"According to Melanoma Institute Australia, one Australian dies from a melanoma every five hours, with an estimated 14,000 diagnosed each year."
It would be a similar per capita rate in most other countries (Australia’s population is 25 million, in round figures.)
After having a melanoma excised from my scalp early in 2013, I’ve become hypervigilant about skin cancer and read extensively about melanoma research and other news. I like passing important info on to others …
I came across the following story which is good news for ladies who enjoy the sun:
So for the first one instead look at the Australian Cancer Atlas
so put in your suburb's name or postcode and find out your exposure.
Also, I recommend that you try the following one online test:
It’s supposedly for people 40 or over, but might be worthwhile for younger folk too.