Australian men twice as likely to get cancer

A timely reminder of our Check Mate campaign aimed at the early detection of melanoma in men over 40. Check your own skin or check your partners skin for a change in existing spots and if you notice a difference see your doctor. Get a check, mate. Before it’s too late.

Half of Australian men will suffer from cancer at some stage during their lifetimes, according to new data from the World Health Organisation's International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC).

Released last week, the Globocan 2018 database, which estimates the number of incidents of cancer around the world, showed that the Australian and New Zealand region had the highest risk.

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By Maani Truu - Sydney Morning Herald

Photo: Andrew Quilty

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