Striker Smeltz's cancer scare warning

August 13, 2013
By Justin Chadwick
Perth Glory striker Shane Smeltz is urging others to get any suspicious moles on their skin checked after being shaken by a cancer scare.

A melanoma was found on Smeltz's leg during a physiotherapy session earlier this year and the New Zealand international underwent a procedure to have the tumour removed.

Smeltz was given the all-clear on Monday, and turned to Twitter in a bid to promote awareness about the issue.

"I have to sound like a parent now.. & tell everyone ...

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