Call for nationally accredited GP training in skin cancer

The push comes on the back of global research that predicts invasive disease will jump 50% by 2040

Australian experts are calling for a nationally accredited skin cancer training program for GPs to manage a “tsunami” of new melanoma cases predicted over the next two decades.

Professor Cliff Rosendahl

The calls came in response to research that shows worldwide cases of invasive melanoma are expected to hit 510,000 new cases a year by 2040 — a 50% increase on 2020 numbers.

If 2020 rates