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New Kiwi Virtual Triage Tech Identifies Skin Cancer In High-Risk Patients

Wednesday, 29 July 2020, 1:12 pm | MoleMap

A new virtual triage service developed during lockdown has identified skin cancer in 12% of high-risk patients examined according to new figures. New Zealand has the world’s second highest rate of melanoma with more than 2,500 new registrations ... More >>

Pharmacies & Dermatologists Join Forces to Fight Cancer

Tuesday, 25 December 2012, 9:27 pm | MoleMap

Media release 25 December 2012 Pharmacies & Dermatologists Join Forces to Fight Cancer A new MoleMap service will launch in pharmacies this week to make life-saving melanoma diagnosis more accessible to Kiwis. More >>

Too Much Sun Just Not Cricket - Warns Skin Cancer Expert

Tuesday, 4 December 2012, 10:24 am | MoleMap

One of New Zealand's leading melanoma experts will take its cancer warning onto the cricket pitch with the launch of a national education campaign aimed at sports-mad Kiwi men. More >>

Kiwi-Pioneered Technology Developed to Fight Melanoma

Thursday, 19 July 2012, 8:40 am | MoleMap

A Kiwi-designed camera with advanced photographic technology has been created to help win the fight against deadly melanoma. More >>

Virtual Clinic Helps Reduce Waiting Lists

Wednesday, 19 May 2010, 9:48 am | MoleMap

A new virtual skin cancer clinic established at Waikato Hospital by Health Waikato has raised international interest with hospitals in the United Kingdom planning to implement a similar diagnostic service. More >>

Study: High number of Kiwis at risk of Melanoma

Monday, 8 June 2009, 10:10 am | MoleMap

More than a third of Kiwi’s are three times more likely to develop melanoma according to latest research. More >>

Melanoma Rates Spike As Warm Weather Hits

Friday, 7 November 2008, 9:23 am | MoleMap

More New Zealanders are finding melanomas on their skin during spring, according to research* analysed by MoleMap New Zealand. More >>

US Expansion For Kiwi Company Molemap

Thursday, 13 March 2008, 5:03 pm | MoleMap

New Zealand company MoleMap – a global leader in melanoma diagnostic technology – is set to break into the lucrative USmarket. More >>

Teens still dying for a tan

Monday, 12 November 2007, 9:49 am | MoleMap

Teens continue to ignore skin cancer risks, with new research showing nearly two in five likely to sunbathe without using sunscreen. More >>

New Zealand melanoma rates rising at 7.5% a year

Wednesday, 15 November 2006, 9:40 am | MoleMap

Auckland 15th November 2006 – Melanoma rates across New Zealand continue to rise according to this year’s regional Melanoma Scorecard developed by MoleMap. Over the last ten years melanoma rates have grown at 7.5% every year maintaining the country’s ... More >>

Winter melanoma on the rise

Sunday, 13 August 2006, 3:37 pm | MoleMap

Auckland, 13th August 2006 – Melanoma diagnosed during New Zealand’s winter months is on the rise despite the lack of sunshine. Cases reported in winter have risen 24% from 2003 to 2005 according to an analysis of New Zealand’s cancer registry ... More >>

Sunsmart farming community still feels the burn

Sunday, 21 May 2006, 2:32 pm | MoleMap

Auckland, 21st May, 2006 – New independent research shows the New Zealand farming community takes sun protection seriously but long outdoor hours are making sunburn unavoidable. The research commissioned by MoleMap New Zealand shows 84% of farmers ... More >>