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[SKIN CANCER COURSE ALUMNI] Free alumni webinars: March 2019

skin cancer medicine

If you have completed the Professional Certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine (online) or a Skin Cancer Surgery course with HealthCert, please join us on for free alumni webinars with the course presenters.

Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [18 February]

Case discusison

This week we have an engaging case from Dr Tim Aung. A 56-year-old male with history of melanoma presented with a growing pigmented lesion left preauricular over 6-12 months. Here are the clinical and dermoscopy images. What is your differential diagnosis, and how would you biopsy?

[5 mind read] Photodynamic therapy vs conventional treatments for basal cell carcinoma

Topical photodynamic therapy is an established treatment option for low‐risk basal cell carcinoma (BCC), but how does its efficacy, cosmesis and tolerability compare with alternative treatments?

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

Case discussion

This week we have an interesting case. What do you make of the clinical and dermoscopic images below? Is there a differential diagnosis? If so, how would you biopsy?

[8 min watch] Skin Cancer Update with Prof Giuseppe Argenziano [February 2019]

Skin cancer update

In this month’s skin cancer update video, Professor Giuseppe Argenziano discusses melanoma guidelines and what to do when a difficult case falls outside the guidelines. Using real patient case examples, Giuseppe encourages physicians to assess melanomas on a case-by-case basis depending on the circumstances.

Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [4 February]

Case discussion

This week we have an engaging case. What do you make of the clinical and dermoscopic images below? Is there a differential diagnosis? If so, how would you biopsy?

[4 min read] Paediatric melanoma in melanoma‐prone families

paediatric melanoma

Did you know that only around 0.4 per cent of all melanomas in the US are diagnosed in patients aged under 20 years? Melanoma in children from melanoma-prone families has not been fully investigated, so a recent study evaluated paediatric patients with melanoma with extensive follow‐up in melanoma‐prone families with and without cyclin‐dependent kinase inhibitor 2A (CDKN2A) […]

Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [28 January]

Case discussion

This week we have an interesting case. What do you make of the clinical and dermoscopic images below? Is there a differential diagnosis? If so, how would you biopsy?

[3 min read] Prof David Wilkinson on melanoma guidelines: Dermoscopy

melanoma guidelines

This month, we share the latest publication from the Melanoma Guidelines Working Party, published in the latest Medical Journal of Australia. I will be presenting some thoughts and perspectives in coming months on each major recommendation.

Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [21 January]

Case discussion

This week we have an interesting case from Dr Dave Stewart. An 92-year-old male with this suspicious lesion on the chest. Please review the clinical and dermoscopy images. What is your differential diagnosis and how would you biopsy?

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