Melanoma Tasmania Incorporated (or Melanoma Tas for short) is a new Tasmanian organisation formed by people who know what it’s like to have, or look after someone with melanoma.
Melanoma Tas is committed to:
- Providing support and counselling for Tasmanians and their families affected by melanoma.
- Advocating for awareness, education and early intervention programmes within the community.
- Raising funds for research into treatment and a cure for melanoma.
- Being a voice at a national level for Tasmanians who suffer from melanoma. Melanoma Tas has a representative on the Australian Melanoma Consumer Alliance (AMCA) The AMCA is an alliance of individuals and organisations, all of which come from a consumer perspective wishing to help provide a consumers view and related input into research, advocacy, prevention and the general care of patients with Melanoma.
melanomatas Summer 2017 Newsletter
Melanoma Tasmania has continued to grow this year with many highlights in 2017. Our newsletter is an extensive one but it showcases what we have been up to over the past 12 months – working on your behalf to minimise the impact of melanoma here in Tasmania.
Topics overed in this edition include:
- Fundraising Events
- Awareness Programs
- and or goals for 2018
Please grab your copy by clicking the link below.
Melanoma Tasmania interviews Simon McCulloch
Simon is the Senior Forecaster for the Bureau of Meteorology's Tasmanian division. This interview discusses the unique UV exposure we experience in Tasmania and the contributing environmental factors.