Skin Cancer and Melanoma

Skin Cancer and Melanoma prevention, detection and treatment are a priority if you grew up in Australia or live in Wishart , Mt Gravatt, Mansfield or other parts of Queensland. Book an appointment to see Dr Colbrook soon on 07 3216 8500.

Time to see you GP and get a health check

Jenny Morrison the Prime Minister’s wife has sent a message to all Australians, and women in particular not to put off seeing their GP. At Reydon Street, we are aware that patients are putting off routine preventative care like skin checks and breast screening. We have also noticed a decline in patients attending to routine…

Bulk billed Skin checks at Reydon Street Medical Centre on Friday 29 November 2019

TRIPLE M’S BIGGEST SKIN CHECK is back Bulk billed Skin checks at Reydon Street Medical Centre on Friday 29 November 2019 Last year we posted about the Triple M Biggest Skin Check day. Read more here… This year Triple M are running the Biggest Skin Check day again. As skin cancer and  melanoma are such…

Are you using enough sunscreen?

The latest news on sunscreen is that we aren’t using enough.  We may apply sunscreen for a planned day the beach, but are still leaving ourselves at risk of cancers and melanoma. The ABC news  on 25 January 2019 reports on an article  led by QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute reseachers recommending  that in Brisbane…

Sun Screen and Ice Cream (A Skin Cancer Update)

Summer  still seems to lingering on but soon winter will come. Patient’s thoughts turn away from beaches , swimming and camping, but skin cancer doctors’ remain focused on  skin cancers and melanomas. In summer, we regularly see patients  with sunburn. Many of these forgot to use sunscreen, or simply did not realise how quickly they…
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