Tune into Jay's Longest Melanoma March Channel 10 documentary
16 September 2019
Melanoma survivor and advocate, Jay Allen, now has a documentary going live to air on television this Sunday. It is a moving look and celebration of Jay Allen's epic 2000km, 50-day trek from Adelaide to Sydney.
In a previous life, Jay Allen was
The Courier reported in April 2019 that: "Most of them Jay had got to know through his own battles with cancer after discovering an unusual mole on his ankle that kept rubbing on his work boots and bleeding. Becoming a cancer patient had a massive impact on Jay's life."
"Jay's aim is for children to get in the routine of applying sunscreen when they brush their teeth every morning to help set up habits for life."
"One Australian dies from melanoma every five hours. Melanoma causes 75
Tune into Jay's Longest Melanoma March screening this Sunday 22 September at 1pm (AEST) on Channel 10, a groundbreaking documentary to find out more.
Sydney Health Partners' goal is to ensure world class research is successfully implemented & scaled-up to benefit patients & wider society.
Promising young MIA researcher conferred with University of Sydney PhD.
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National day of action called amidst fears COVID lockdowns have deterred patients from seeking potentially life-saving medical treatment
Recognising her pioneering work in immunotherapy in melanoma, transforming the care of patients worldwide.
Clinicians and researchers from across Australia and beyond united online, bringing the AMC2021 conference theme of Promising Futures to life.
Melanoma Institute Australia is proud to announce that the Nine Network’s Peter Overton AM has joined us as a National Ambassador.
MIA is proud to announce that five of our researchers have been named on the Clarivate Annual Highly Cited Researchers™ 2021 list.
New research shows routine skin checks by a health professional, coupled with checking your own skin, are vital in saving lives from melanoma.
With new patient figures indicating people may have deferred skin checks during the pandemic our Game On Mole campaign is more important than ever.
We are excited to announce a return to our much-loved physical Melanoma March events in March 2022!
Read more about the wonderful MIA community fundraising initiatives held recently.
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Prof Long AO has been recognised by Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences for her transformative work advancing melanoma treatments.
Three MIA researchers at University of Sydney received grants to further their important melanoma research.
COVID restrictions continue to impact fundraising for melanoma services in Riverina.