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Consumer NZ Repeats Call for Mandatory Sunscreen Standard

Friday, 2 November 2018, 2:28 pm | MelNet

Consumer NZ has again called for the Australian and New Zealand sunscreen standard to be mandatory, as it is in Australia. More >>

More Awareness Needed of Melanomas That Look like Pimples

Friday, 2 November 2018, 11:15 am | MelNet

An Australian melanoma expert says New Zealanders and their doctors need to be more aware that some of the most aggressive and deadly melanomas look like persistent pimples or blood blisters. More >>

Melanoma Rates May Be Declining in Younger People

Friday, 2 November 2018, 9:25 am | MelNet

New research reveals the rates of melanoma in New Zealand could be starting to decline. However, an Australian expert warns we need to stay vigilant because rates are still high and the number of Kiwis dying from melanoma continues to increase. More >>

MelNet welcomes sunbed age restriction

Friday, 1 July 2016, 2:44 pm | MelNet

MelNet is welcoming legislation restricting the use of sunbeds to those aged 18 or over. The Health (Protection) Amendment Bill passed its third reading in Parliament yesterday. More >>

Experts call for realistic melanoma funding

Wednesday, 30 March 2016, 10:05 am | MelNet

Melanoma experts are calling for increased action by the New Zealand government to address this country’s world-leading melanoma rates. More >>

PHARMAC asked to fast-track melanoma funding reviews

Sunday, 8 November 2015, 10:30 am | MelNet

Melanoma experts are calling on PHARMAC to fast track funding reviews for the latest treatments for advanced melanoma, saying New Zealanders are missing out. More >>