Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in Australia and accounts for 80% of all cancers diagnosed each year. Queensland has the highest rate of skin cancer in the world.
Skin diseases, including skin cancer, affect a substantial number of Australians, representing a major cost to the Australian health budget and to the health and wellbeing of the population.
The ASSC acknowledges our partners:
- Skin & Cancer Foundation Australia (NSW)
- Queensland Skin & Cancer Foundation Inc (QLD), trading as Queensland Institute of Dermatology (QIDerm)
- Skin & Cancer Foundation Inc (VIC)
- Australasian Society for Dermatology Research (ASDR)
General information about skin cancer and melanoma is available from Cancer Council Queensland and Melanoma Patients Australia