'Slip, Slop, Slap' not enough for some

The Slip, Slop Slap campaign does not address some important risk factors associated with malignant melanoma, according to a study by Melbourne dermatologists.

Writing in the Australasian Medical Journal, the Austin Hospital team say the message needs to be broadened to include multiple naevi and a positive family history.

“We suggest that malignant melanoma can be detected earlier and its mortality decreased by focusing on