Skin Cancer, Melanoma Awareness
Above: Sun damage can cause melanoma.
How do melanoma types relate to sun damage?
Chronic sun exposure
In New Zealand, melanoma often affects people who are sun damaged. This type of melanoma:
Intermediate sun exposure
Melanoma can also affect people who actually don’t spend a lot of time outdoors. This type of melanoma is associated with earlier sunburn, and:
Note: This quick questionnaire is designed to give you an idea of your personal skin cancer risk factors.
It isn’t intended to be a substitute for medical advice or diagnosis – please contact us if you have any questions about your skin cancer risk.
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