The Facts...

  • 1 in 2 melanoma deaths will be a male over 50*
  • 1 in 13 menĀ in the Hunter will get a melanoma
  • 1 Australian dies from melanoma every 8 hours
  • Per capita, the Hunter Region has the highest incidence of melanoma in the world
  • When detected early melanoma has a 97%** cure rate
*Aged 50 to 85
** 5 year survival rate for melanomas <1mm thick