Melanoma is a form of skin cancer. Melanoma starts in melanocytes — tiny cells in the outer layer of skin

Skin cancer treatment options

Discussion of skin cancer is usually divided into melanoma (by far the most dangerous form) and the non-melanoma skin cancers,

Testicular cancer

Cancer that develops in a testicle is called testicular cancer. It usually starts as a painless lump or swelling just

Fungal nail problems

Fungal nail infections, known to doctors as onychomycosis, can affect both toenails and fingernails, but toenail infections are more common.

Athlete’s foot

Athlete’s foot is a common skin infection of the feet caused by a fungus. The fungus causes an itchy, red

Jock itch (tinea cruris)

Jock itch (also known as tinea cruris or ringworm) is a common fungal infection of the groin, upper thighs or

Cold sores overview

What is a cold sore? A cold sore is a skin infection that is caused by a virus called herpes

Video: The ABCDE of skin cancer

Video transcript 2162 Australians died from skin cancer in 2015. 2 in 3 Australians will be diagnosed with skin cancer


Sunburn is literally a burn to the skin from the sun, however, it occurs more slowly than other types of


What are bedsores? Bedsores (or pressure sores, pressure areas or pressure ulcers) are skin ulcers that are caused by prolonged

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