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In the blog category “Case Studies” Professor David Wilkinson offers an excellent platform to discuss clinical problems and cases within a closed alumni community. This area is password-protected and only accessible to past HealthCert Certificate course participants.

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Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [16 May]

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This week’s case discussion, submitted by Dr David Stewart, features a 49-year-old female patient who came in for a routine skin check. She is unaware of the lesion below her bra strap.

[6 min watch] How to manage atypical naevi on patients with multiple moles (Part 2 of 2)

atypical naevi

In the second part of this two-part series, Professor Giuseppe Argenziano uses real patient cases to explain how to manage atypical lesions in primary care, with a focus on patients who have multiple moles.

Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [9 May]

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This week we revisit an engaging case from Dr Alvin Prakash. A 63-year-old woman presented for excision of a cyst on her back. A full skin check was done and a pigmented skin lesion was noted on her lower back.

[Podcast] Topical 5 fluorouracil-calcipotriol compound for actinic keratosis

5 fluorouracil-calcipotriol

In this latest podcast, Prof David Wilkinson (Chief Medical Officer of National Skin Cancer Centres) speaks with Dr Yevgeny (Gene) Filanovsky (a Family Physician with Cutaneous Surgery and Skin Cancer Focus at Skin Care West, Canada) about his extensive experience using topical 5 fluorouracil-calcipotriol compound to treat actinic keratosis.

Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [2 May]

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This week’s case discussion, submitted by Dr Jag S, features a 38-year-old male, with no previous skin cancer history, who presented with a new lesion on his back.

[Podcast] Antibiotic prophylaxis for surgical site infection

antibiotic prophylaxis

In this latest podcast, Dr Helena Rosengren – a Skin Cancer & Aesthetic Doctor in Townsville, Queensland – gives a sneak peek into her presentation at the upcoming Skin & Skin Cancer Conference and Masterclasses in Brisbane on 21-24 July 2022, where she will talk about antibiotic prophylaxis for surgical site infection.

[6 min watch] How to manage atypical naevi (Part 1 of 2)

atypical naevi

How can you recognise and manage atypical naevi? In this short video, Professor Giuseppe Argenziano uses real patient cases to explain how to manage atypical lesions in primary care.

Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [11 April]

case discussion

This week’s case discussion, submitted by Dr Terry Harvey, features a 49-year-old male patient who presents for a routine skin check and is concerned that a new lesion is present on his left medial foot. He has a history of four previous melanomas.

Lectures: Digital imaging & AI for early diagnosis of melanoma

digital imaging

Noted skin cancer experts and primary care Skin Cancer Doctors delivered insightful lectures on skin cancer management in primary care and explored GP partnership options to jointly manage high-risk patients, at a recent education event at Gardens Skin Cancer Centre in Albury, New South Wales.

Research review: How to treat hypertrophic scars

hypertrophic scars

This month we take a look at “hypertrophic scars” and their treatment. I don’t know about you, but I see a lot of these – thankfully, not in patients that I have operated on (and I will deal with why that is, in a future Research Review), but in others’ patients.

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