Hydrochlorothiazide use increases older people’s risk of developing skin cancer, a study by UNSW Sydney scientists has shown – but the researchers warn against suddenly stopping the medicine.
A "smart" paper-based patch that changes colour in sunlight could provide an affordable tool to help prevent sunburn and deadly skin cancers, researchers say.
UNSW's Lowy Cancer Research Centre, to be officially launched on Friday, has won three of the State's highest cancer research honours.
Generation Y is becoming more complacent about the risk of melanoma and other types of skin cancer, according to a UNSW researcher.
UNSW has been awarded almost seven million dollars in funding for cancer research from the NSW government. UNSW was awarded more than any other institution in the state.