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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? [8 April]

Case discussion

This week we have an interesting case from Dr Risto Cvetkovic. Have a look at the clinical and dermoscopy images. What is your differential and what would you do next? What approach do you take here? Biopsy? If so, how?

[9 min watch] Skin Cancer Update with Prof Giuseppe Argenziano [April 2019]

Skin cancer update

In this month’s skin cancer update video, Professor Giuseppe Argenziano continues his discussion from last month about atypical melanocytic lesions: lesions that are histopathologically in between a melanoma and a naevus, with subtle melanoma criteria that are not enough for the pathologist to diagnose the lesion as a melanoma.

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

Case discussion

This week we have an engaging case from Dr David Stewart. There is no history, but that is often our reality. What do you make of the clinical and dermoscopy pictures here? What approach do you take here? Biopsy? If so, how?

[SKIN CANCER COURSE ALUMNI] Free alumni webinars: April, May, June 2019

skin cancer medicine

Please join us for free alumni webinars with the course presenters if you have completed the Professional or Advanced Certificates of Skin Cancer Medicine or a Skin Cancer Surgery course with HealthCert.

[3 min read] What to do when a partial biopsy of a suspected melanoma is performed

partial biopsy

This month, we consider what to do when a partial biopsy of a suspected melanoma is performed. The general advice is that if a punch or shave (partial) biopsy has been done, then an excision biopsy should be done before a formal wide-local excision. This is so that complete staging (of Breslow thickness) can be assured before […]

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

Case discussion

This week we have an interesting case. No clinical image or history. What do you make of the dermoscopic image below? How would you biopsy?

[4 min read] Are people aware of sun protection strategies and do they actually use them?

sun protection

Are people aware of adequate sun protection measures and do they take appropriate steps to protect themselves from developing skin cancer? An exploratory study looked at the correspondence between knowledge, motivation and sun-protection practices among average people during vacations.

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

Case discussion

This week we have an engaging case. No clinical image or history. What do you make of the dermoscopic image below? How would you biopsy?

[7 min watch] Skin Cancer Update with Prof Giuseppe Argenziano [March 2019]

Skin cancer update

In this month’s skin cancer update video, Professor Giuseppe Argenziano talks about atypical melanocytic lesions: lesions that are histopathologically in between a melanoma and a naevus, with subtle melanoma criteria that are not enough for the pathologist to diagnose the lesion as a melanoma.

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

Case discussion

This week we have an interesting case. Here is an adult with a slowly growing pigmented lesion on the nose. What do you make of the dermoscopic image below? How would you biopsy?

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