Emily's Melanoma
Risk calculator

About the calculator

Emily

Emily Vesna Tapp
(nee White)
30/5/1979 - 22/6/2006

This calculator was made possible by generous support from Emily's Foundation www.emilysfoundation.org.au

Researchers at the Victorian Melanoma Service (VMS) have developed this melanoma risk prediction tool for the Australian context based on the best available evidence for individual risk factors. This tool may be updated as new information becomes available.

For information on risk factors not currently included in this risk model, please click here.

For full details on the methodology and algorithm, please download Predicting Melanoma Risk for the Australian Population CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE

Summary of Relative Risks (RR)

Risk factor Category RR
Total naevi (body) <201
20-501.45
50-1002.48
>1004.82
Total naevi (arms) 01
1-51.45
5-102.48
10+4.82
Atypical naevi 01
11.45
22.10
33.03
44.39
5+6.36
Freckles None/few1
Mod/many2.05
Hair colour Dark1
Light brown1.34
Blond1.65
Red2.86
Family Hx None1
≥1 1st degree relative1.74
NMSC None1
BCC/SCC/SK3.92
Personal Hx Male No1
Yes7.28
Personal Hx Female No1
Yes7.24