Have your skin checked at the Lakes Skin Cancer Clinic
One in three people will develop skin cancer, have your skin checked.
The Lakes Skin Cancer Clinic is a GP-based skin cancer diagnosis and treatment service located in the newly built Cromwell Medical Centre facility. The clinic uses digital technology to assess and record your moles. Your personalised images are stored and used for future comparisons. Full skin checks are highly recommended. It is important that you have a trained professional check your skin for signs of any potential skin cancers. New Zealand and Australia are the Melanoma ‘capitals’ of the world. Melanomas can have a variety of appearances. A percentage of melanomas have no pigmentation and can appear pink to the naked eye. In the photographs, the
Melanomas can have a variety of appearances. A percentage of melanomas have no pigmentation and can
appear pink to the naked eye.
pink mole is a melanoma while the two darkly pigmented moles are benign. A full skin check could save your life. The important message is to seek the advice of a trained professional if you have any new skin lesions or changing moles. Approximately 95-99% of all skin cancers can be cured if treated early. Summer is a good time to get your skin checked. A full skin check enables early detection and treatment of skin