The Burning Issue for Young Australians

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It’s been 40 years since the Federal Government released the iconic Slip, Slop, Slap health campaign.

The sun-safe message hasn’t been received by young people.

A study released by the Cancer Council, in partnership with the Australasian College of Dermatologists reveals how skin cancer remains the most prevalent cancer in Australia despite improvements in melanoma rates.

In this year’s National Skin Cancer Action Week, experts are calling for greater campaign funding to spread the sun-safe message to younger generations.

Produced By: Nalin Mastou

Featured In Story: Tanya Buchanan, Chief Executive Officer at Cancer Council Australia, and Dr Clare Tait, President of the Australasian College of Dermatologists

First aired on The Wire, Wednesday 24 November 2021

Wednesday 24th of November, 2021

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