Welcome toNevus Support AustraliaAustralasias’ first registered Not for Profit, tax deductible support group and charity, providing information and support to individuals and families affected by (CMN)Congenital Melanocytic Nevus
Today Nevus Support Australia has a membership of over 300 families incorporating New Zealand and southern Asia. We are working collaboratively with support groups and researchers around the world to provide members with the latest information and treatment options for this very rare condition. Ultimately we are striving to find a cure.
A Congenital Melanocytic Naevus (spelt Nevus or Naevus) is a skin growth present at birth, they can range in size from the very small, up to large rare forms that cover much of the body surface. It is a rare disorder that affects around 1 in 20,000 newborns in some form and as few as 1 in 500,000 in its’ most severe form.
Nevus Support Australia ia a registered Not for Profit, tax deductible charity, we raise funds to maintain our services and to support research into pigmented skin conditions and associated conditions including melanoma, NCM and hydrocephaly. We rely entirely on donations and sponsorships to maintain services to families, we are run completely by volunteers, no staff member is paid and no paid collectors are used.100% of all donations go directly to supporting our families and research.
This information on this website is for general information purposes only.It is not intended as a medical reference. Please talk with your doctor for medical advice.