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.

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Protect yourself again melanoma!

What is melanoma? Melanoma is a type of skin cancer that develops in the skin cells called melanocytes and usually occurs on the parts of the body that have been overexposed to the sun. Rare melanomas can occur inside the eye or in parts of the skin or body that have never been exposed to…
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Did you know every five hours, one Australia dies from melanoma?Melanoma March is coming…

This Melanoma March you can take steps to beat this killer disease. The annual march will be held on Sunday, March 21st, 2021. You can register your interest in the march here: https://melanomamarch.org.au/cms/register-interest-2021. This year is the 10th year of Melanoma March. Each Melanoma March brings together melanoma patients, their families, and local communities to raise awareness…
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Meet Dr Brittany Wakefield!

Dr Brittany Wakefield For new or existing patients who may have not seen Dr Wakefield before, she has been at Reydon Street Medical Centre since 2019 and now has more availability for her patients. Her special interests include all things skin, whether its teenage acne or skin cancers and melanoma, Dr Wakefield can help. Dr…
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Meet Dr Colbrook!

Dr Paul Colbrook GP and Skin Cancer Doctor in Mt Gravatt Dr Colbrook has been at Reydon Street Medical Centre since 2012. Since then, Dr Paul has been helping patients reach their long-term goals to improve their health and wellbeing. He enjoys a relaxed, non-judgemental, and collaborative approach to communication and patient care. Paul believes…
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It is still the same sun!

Many Australians will remember the original ‘Sid the Seagull’ from Cancer Council’s 1980’s campaign which launched the ‘Slip, Slop, Slap’ message.   If you remember Sid the Seagull you are old enough to need regular skin cancer and melanoma checks. Since this message, many things have changed but our sun is still the same. Australia…
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NATIONAL SKIN CANCER ACTION WEEK starts 15 November 2020

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Watch Lana’s video about being diagnosed with melanoma. Most melanomas and other skin cancers can be prevented by the use of good sun protection. Every day of the year (winter and summer) we urge you to use the five forms of sun protection: slip on sun-protective clothingslop on SPF30 (SPF 50 is better) broad-spectrum, water-resistant…
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NATIONAL SKIN CANCER ACTION WEEK 2020 in November

One in four teenagers between 12 and 17 years old get sunburnt every weekend. the more times we sunburn the more changes of us becoming one of the 2 out 3 people that get skin cancer before 70 years old, or being one of the 1,400 Australians that are diagnosed with melanoma each year. If…
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National Skin Cancer week is coming soon

In the meantime please share this post with someone you care about. Reydon Street Medical Centre can help with your next skin cancer check up. If you have no COVID symptoms you can now Book on line with Dr Brittany Wakefield or Dr Paul Colbrook. Follow us on Facebook for more news and updates.
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