Call for more funding of skin cancer research in the hunter

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A House of Representatives Health Committee is conducting an inquiry into skin cancer with a public hearing held in Newcastle. Federal Shortland MP Jill Hall is involved with presentations from the Hunter Medicare Local, HMRI, Hunter Melanoma Foundation and Surf Life Saving Australia.

“Even though we have the highest incidence of skin cancer in the world we don’t have the same level of research that we could have,”
Federal Shortland MP Jill Hall

Ms Hall says she expects key recommendations from the hearing in Newcastle will be used to prepare a report to be table in parliament.

Source: News.com.au

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