Who is Australia's typical non-melanoma skin cancer patient?
If you were to stereotype Australia's typical non-melanoma skin cancer patient, he'd be a man older than 55 living in Queensland.
That's according to research that comprehensively documents the burden of multiple keratinocyte cancers across the country for the first time.
A key finding of the paper, published in the Medical Journal of Australia, is the frequency with which people have more than one skin cancer excised.
Almost 4% of Australians aged over 20 had a basal cell carcinoma (BCC) and squamous cell