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If you think tanning gives you a healthy glow, think again. Tanning is skin cells in trauma, trying to protect themselves from cancer. Here's a reminder of some hard-hitting facts.

Ultraviolet radiation (UVR) is generated from the sun and enters our atmosphere—depending on the type of concentration it can have different affects on our skin.

Australia has one of the highest rates of skin cancer in the world - find out what you can do to reduce your risk and detect skin cancers - like melanoma - early.

Help spread the message of being safe in the sun and preventing skin cancer.

What is the NSW Skin Cancer Prevention Strategy? Read on to see how this strategy guides how we can reduce over-exposure to the sun in New South Wales.

The Cancer Institute NSW and the Cancer Council NSW implemented a melanoma awareness campaign in summer 2006/07. The campaign aimed to raise awareness of the importance of sun protection.

The Dark Side of Tanning Campaign demonstrates the dangers of tanning and the damage that can happen to skin even before it starts to show signs of burning.

The Wes Bonny Testimonial Campaign tells the true story of 26 year-old Wes Bonny who died of melanoma in March, 2010. Wes' story demonstrates that melanoma does affect young people. It acknowledges that people know how to protect themselves from the sun, but that they need to be more vigilant about it.

A melanoma can develop anywhere on the body. Read on for advice on how to identify them early to have the best chance at survival from skin cancer.

There are simple ways to reduce your risk of skin cancer. Find our how to protect your skin from damaging ultraviolet radiation and check regularly for moles.