SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS

About half of all melanomas start with a change in previously normal-looking skin. This usually looks like a dark area or an abnormal new mole. Read more

WHERE YOU MIGHT GET MELANOMA

In women, melanoma is most commonly found on the lower legs. In men, melanoma is most commonly found on the head, neck, chest and back. Read more

SKIN SELF EXAMINATION

We recommend that you do a head-to-toe self-examination of your skin every month.  This way you can find any new or changing lesions that might be cancerous or precancerous. Read more

WHEN TO SEE A DOCTOR

You should visit your doctor straight away if you have any concerns about changes to your body. Read more