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Research summary: Consumer preferences on tele-dermoscopy services

te;e-dermoscopy

In this month’s research article, I share a paper from colleagues at The University of Queensland, the Queensland University of Technology, and their collaborating institutions. I think this is a quite fascinating paper, and one that is well worth a careful read. The paper explores important aspects of consumer preference and willingness to pay for […]

Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [29 August]

case discussion

In this week’s case discussion from Dr David Stewart, a 72-year-old male came in with a lesion on his foot which had been present for one month.

Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [22 August]

case discussion

In this week’s case discussion from my own practice, a 60-year-old female came in for her first presentation for a skin cancer check. Her mother had a melanoma and her father had BCCs.

Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [15 August]

case discussion

A 69-year-old gentleman presented to Dr Phoebe Chisnall with a ‘hard knobbly thing that has gradually eaten away the right ear lobe’ over the preceding two years.

[3 min watch] Top 3 tips for skin cancer surgery on the face

skin cancer surgery

In this short video, Associate Professor Tony Dicker provides expert advice on performing skin cancer surgery procedures on the face, including his top three tips for perfecting your technique.

[5 min watch] Dermoscopy of basal cell carcinoma

basal cell carcinoma

In his latest skin cancer update video, Professor Giuseppe Argenziano looks at the most common non-melanoma skin cancer, basal cell carcinoma, and explains how to identify and differentiate BCCs with dermoscopy.

Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [8 August]

case discussion

In this week’s case discussion, submitted by Dr Terry Harvey, we look at the case of a 70-year-old male who presented for his first ever skin check. This lesion was identified on his back, but it was not symptomatic.

Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [1 August]

case discussion

This week’s case discussion, submitted by Dr Randa Al-Hajali, features a 63-year-old man with past history of multiple skin cancer excisions. He presented for his routine skin cancer check and a large, pigmented lesion was noted on his right malar bridge. He noticed it is getting darker in colour.

Research summary: Guidelines for managing Spitz naevi

Spitz naevi

This month we revisit the important topic of Spitz naevi. I had reason to review the guidelines recently, because of a case I saw in my clinic. Since we don’t see these cases so often, I think it is useful to remind ourselves of the management protocol.

Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [25 July]

case discussion

This week’s case discussion, submitted by Dr Terry Harvey, features a 65-year-old male who presented between regular skin checks with a new sore lump on his scalp.

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