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Patients with Familial Atypical Multiple Mole Syndrome and Multiple Melanomas need a Molemap

The greatest risk for melanoma is thought to be having a large number of moles with some atypical moles thrown in the mix. It is very important to monitor for new or changing moles in these patients. When a patient is diagnosed with melanoma, they are at an increased risk of having another primary melanoma somewhere else on their body. 13 % of our melanoma patients go on to have …Read More

Melanoma Awareness Month

For melanoma awareness advocates the month May is Melanoma awareness month. It is a time to spread the word on the seriousness of a melanoma diagnosis and the importance prevention. If you haven’t had a skin check or mole mapping for over a year it is time to book yourself in for a  full body examination with a doctor who has had training in dermatoscopy and is able to recognise the …Read More

Alarming Melanoma Rates At Peninsula Skin Cancer Centre

Record breaking number of melanomas at our two clinics in 2015! Collating the number of melanomas found at our clinic we had the extremely high total of 366 melanomas in 2015. This is an increase of 57% from melanomas found in 2014. Luckily 98% of these melanomas were under 1mm deep which means that the 5 year survival rate for these patients is approaching 100%. They will all need close …Read More

PSCC wins National Melanoma Award

Peninsula Skin Cancer Centre wins an Honourable Mention at the National Melanoma Awards in Brisbane on Friday 16th of October. This was the first National Melanoma Awards Gala night held by Melanoma Patients Australia. PSCC was a finalist for the Corporate Division for initiatives undertaken to reduce the impact of melanoma on customers, employees or other stakeholders. The winner was BUPA and the honourable mention was awarded to PSCC as …Read More

Change of Ownership

  As of 24 August 2015, the Peninsula Skin Cancer Clinics at Frankston and Mornington will be owned and operated by Matrix Skin Cancer Clinics Pty Ltd (ACN 150 513 223) (“ASCC”).  To ensure the continuity of patient care, all patient records will be maintained onsite by ASCC at both practices (other than those records returned to a patient or passed on to a nominated medical practitioner at the patient’s …Read More

Frankston & Mornington Peninsula Excellence in Business Awards

The fourth annual gala dinner for the Frankston & Mornington Peninsula Excellence in Business awards was held on Tuesday, 14 October at the Frankston Arts Centre. The night was a great success with over 200 people attending from the business community across the region.  The evening recognised many of our outstanding local businesses and their contribution to the community. Peninsula Skin Cancer Centre won their award for their category of …Read More