Melanoma Scan is your local skin cancer clinic in Brisbane's Northside.
Damage done in your youth.......
stays with you a lifetime.
The dedicated Team at Melanoma Scan is comprised of specially trained general practitioners and reception staff who are dedicated to the delivery of excellence in health care for skin cancer patients. Our doctors use advanced imaging technology to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of skin cancers. Removal of skin cancers are done through the use of both surgical and non-surgical treatments and via the use of plastic surgical techniques when required to ensure the best cosmetic outcome for skin cancer removal as possible.
Living in Australia you have a higher risk of skin damage as a result of increased exposure to the sun, with a 2 in 3 chance you'll develop skin cancer over your lifetime. A simple yearly skin check can detect issues early and can save your life. Melanoma affects about 1 in 30 people in Australia, and kills more than a 1000 people a year.
Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) is a treatment based around the compound Aminolevulinic Acid (ALA) or Metvix, both chemicals which specifically bind to premalignant or cancerous cells, and when activated by a bright light, form a reaction that kills the affected cells.