• Ocean Reef Medical Centre

    81 Marina Boulevard,
    Ocean Reef, WA 6027
    Phone:(08) 9307 5344
    Fax:(08) 9307 5664

  • Key Largo Medical Centre

    Suite 1, 61 Ocean Keys
    Boulevard,
    Clarkson, WA 6030
    Phone:(08) 6401 7444
    Fax:(08) 6401 7455

  • Two Rocks Medical Centre

    Unit 5, 8 Enterprise Avenue,
    Two Rocks,
    WA 6037
    Phone:(08) 6401 7422
    Fax:(08) 6401 7433



Skin Cancer

Dr Gordon and Dr Chinniah Prabhakar have specialised training in the assessment and management of skin cancer.

Skin cancer occurs when skin cells are damaged, for example, by overexposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun.

In Australia the incidence of skin cancer is one of the highest in the world, two to three times the rates in Canada, the US and the UK.

There are three main types of skin cancer:

Both basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma are known as non-melanoma skin cancer.