If you’re up to speed with the previous chapters in Skin Centre’s 6-part blog series on Skin Cancer, then you’ve heard the bad news. You’ll know that New Zealanders can’t afford to be complacent, with an ever-increasing risk of developing a skin cancer of some sort...
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If you live in New Zealand, there’s every chance you’ll know we have high rates of melanoma. You may even be sick of hearing about it. Unfortunately, not everyone’s listening, because our statistics are alarming. In March 2016, New Zealand was shown to overtake Austral...
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Did you know that 20,000 more New Zealanders will develop non-melanoma cancers this year than they did in 2006.? It’s time to get serious about skin cancer. Here’s the low-down on squamous cell carcinoma - New Zealand’s second most dangerous skin cancer. In a recent bl...
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If you’ve had a chance to read other posts in our six-part skin cancer blog series, you’ll know there are three main types of skin cancers: melanoma*(blog), squamous cell carcinoma*(blog) (SCC) and basal cell carcinoma (BCC); listed from most to least life-threatening. Y...
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Beware of Black Salve

December 6, 2018
SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (May 11, 2016) — Patients considering home remedies for skin cancer should consult a dermatologist. The idea of a home remedy that can cure skin cancer may sound appealing, but dermatologists will tell you it’s too good to be true. According to&...
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Prevention is the single best way to avoid the debilitating costs of skin cancer and technology is an indispensable ally in that goal. Disease has an undeniable cost attached and skin cancer is among the worst offenders. As New Zealand’s most common form of cancer, it is r...
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What do you need to look for?  There are three common  types of skin cancer: Melanoma, Basal Cell Carcinoma and Squamous Cell Carcinoma. Each has their own set of specific signs, but for self-examination, there are general warning signs to look out for:  A sk...
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In many ways, Cushla Bayliss personifies Skin Centre - friendly without exception, infinitely capable and immaculately groomed; the consummate professional. Skin Centre’s Founder, Dr Paul Salmon, brought Cushla aboard as his third employee when the now-iconic dermatologica...
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South Island residents can now access excellence in dermatological services - the same standard of care provided by the Skin Centre in the North Island for over 20 years.

Skin Centre is starting 2018 with a boom. The team is very excited to announce the opening of their new Nelson branch, providing specialised dermatological services to the South Island for the first time. The Nelson clinic joins a growing number of Skin Centre’s auxiliary...
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Skin Centre practice nurse, Georgie Herbison, is described by her peers as both “unbelievably dedicated” and “one of the nicest people you could ever wish to meet.” I got the chance to find out for myself and while I can confirm the rumours, that’s just the beginni...
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