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.

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 focussed 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…