Australia has one of the highest rates of skin cancer in the world. Outdoor workers receive up to 10 times the amount of ultraviolet (UV) radiation exposure as indoor workers. UV radiation is the major cause of skin cancer, and greater exposure to UV results in higher risk of developing skin cancer. For Jodie Bambridge, a Cancer Council SA SunSmart presentation triggered her life-saving decision to see a doctor.
This is Jodie's story...