October 2013
Australian Triathlete;Oct/Nov2013, Vol. 20 Issue 9, p30
An interview with Dr. Patricia Lowe, a dermatologist at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in New South Wales, Australia, is presented concerning skin health management. Lowe said there are a variety of skin cancers that are named according to the skin cell they are derived from. She mentioned that basal cell carcinoma is the most common type of skin cancer. She added that outdoor athletes need to be aware of their own skin and undergo three monthly self-examinations.


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