Entries by Svetlana Stosic Milosavljevic

Melanoma is curable

Melanoma is a kind of skin carcinoma that originates from melanocytic cells which also give our skin color. When a melanocytic cell gets damaged, it looses it’s ability to control it’s growth, and melanoma formation begins. Melanoma can develop on any region of the body, it’s more common on the legs in women, and more common […]

Did you know: Facts about tanning

For a lot of people, wanting to get a little color when the sun comes out is normal. But that certainly does not make it smart. It is well-established that being outside in the sun without any kind of protection allows harmful UV rays to penetrate and burn our skin. Whether you get tanned outside […]

World Cancer Day

World Cancer Day is a global event that takes place every year on 4th February with aim to unite the world’s population in the fight against cancer. Why is World Cancer Day important? Each year 8.2 million people die from cancer and 4 million of these people die at early age (30-69 years). World Cancer […]

Birgit’s story with skinScan

Birgit sent us this story about her experience with skinScan. Do you want to tell us your story about how you use skinScan, or how the app has helped you? Please send us an email at info@teleskin.com Birgit: There was cancer I downloaded skinScan – mostly out of curiosity. I’ve always had lots of moles, […]

Dear 16 year-old Me

Movie “Dear 16-year-old Me” features a collection of melanoma survivors and family members speaking to their younger selves, giving the advice they wish they could’ve received and may have prevented them or a loved one from developing the cancer. Launched May 2, the start of Melanoma Awareness Month, the video has become an Internet phenomenon, ranking […]

John Raper’s Close Call 2011 melanoma awareness campaign

With the highest recorded incidence in the world, melanoma can sadly be considered Australia‟s national cancer, with many thousands of Australians touched by it. The aim of the campaign was to provide heightened community awareness in order to help raise much-needed funds around National Shade Day on Friday, September 2, 2011. Money raised went towards vital research […]