Assoc. Prof. Alvin Chong interviewed about sunspots

Assoc. Prof. Alvin Chong was interviewed for The New Daily about sunspots, medically known as actinic or solar keratoses.

Australians are being told to keep a look out for these brown scaly spots over the coming summer as they can lead to a type of non-melanoma skin cancer called squamous cell carcinoma. However, one-third of these spots will disappear on their own.

"The vast majority of solar keratoses will not progress to invasive squamous cell carcinoma," said Assoc. Prof. Alvin Chong. "However, the probability that an individual squamous cell carcinoma has arisen from solar keratosis is high."  

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