Have your skin checked at the Lakes Skin Can­cer Clinic

One in three peo­ple will de­velop skin can­cer, have your skin checked.

Central Otago Mirror - - AGEING GRACEFULLY -

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

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