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Ultraviolet radiation (UVR) is generated from the sun and enters our atmosphere—depending on the type of concentration it can have different affects on our skin.

Melanoma is the most serious type of skin cancer - it can easily spread to other other parts of the body or organs. There are simple steps and checks you can do to reduce your risk.

There are many myths about sun tanning out there. Ignore the myths and get the facts. Find out the best times to be in the sun and help protect your skin from skin cancer and melanoma.

Skin cancer cases in Australia are increasing. How well are you really protecting your skin? Read on for five easy ways we can protect ourselves from skin cancer.

These are the areas with the highest rates of melanoma in NSW.

If you think tanning gives you a healthy glow, think again. Tanning is skin cells in trauma, trying to protect themselves from cancer. Here's a reminder of some hard-hitting facts.

The skin is your body’s largest organ and protects the body from the outside world. Find out how it works to protect you from the sun's UV rays.

The NSW Skin Cancer Prevention Strategy builds on the achievements of the 2012–15 strategy and outlines a coordinated response to the primary prevention of skin cancer at a statewide level.

Evidence suggests that sun protection policies can help ensure skin cancer prevention is prioritised by organisations and governments, and plays a significant role in agenda setting.

Shade can provide a protective environment and ‘good quality’ shade has been shown to reduce UVR exposure by up to 75 per cent.