Integrating shade provision into the healthy built environment agenda: the approach taken in NSW, Australia
This paper details the approach and progress being made by the cross-sectoral Shade Working Goup (SWG) across health and the built environment to embed natural and built quality shade provision in places used by the community in New South Wales (NSW), Australia.
The economics of skin cancer prevention with implications for Australia and New Zealand: where are we now?
This overview presents the current ‘state of play’ of the economics of skin cancer prevention in Australia and New Zealand. The paper argues that primary prevention must remain high on the public health agenda.
Effectiveness, compliance and application of sunscreen for solar ultraviolet radiation protection in Australia
This paper examines the benefits and risks of sunscreens, compliance requirements and how sunscreen should be used for optimal effectiveness.
Review of the impact of COVID-19 on medical services and procedures in Australia utilising MBS data: skin, breast and colorectal cancers, and telehealth services
This report provides findings from an analysis of Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) for the months January 2020 to June 2020 to understand where changes in the number of cancer-related services have occurred, and the types of services affected during the COVID-19 pandemic. This analyses focuses...
Cancer screening in Australia: future directions in melanoma, Lynch syndrome, and liver, lung and prostate cancers
In this paper, experts in their fields provide perspectives on the current state of play and future directions for screening and surveillance for melanoma, Lynch syndrome, and liver, lung and prostate cancers in Australia.
Skin cancer in Australia
Skin cancer in Australia provides comprehensive national information and statistics on skin cancer. It includes the latest available data and estimates to 2016, as well as trends over time. The report also describes risk factors, and presents a section on the limitations of non- melanoma...
Skin cancer by state and territory
Presents the number of new skin cancer problems managed per 100,000 encounters nationally and for each state and territory, from April 2008 to March 2013.