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Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [20 July]

Case discussion

We present an interesting case from Dr David Stewart this week, which features a: Pregnant 25 year-old female patient Change noted in a long standing scalp lesion Usually brown flat, now dark and raised What is your assessment, and what would you do next? Once you have made your assessment, scroll further for the pathology […]

Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [13 July]

Case discussion

In this week’s discussion, we present a recent case from Dr Mokesh Raj, which features: 30 year-old patient No history What do you make of the image? Would you do anything here? Why / why not? Once you have made your assessment, scroll further for the pathology report!

[5 min watch] Skin Cancer Update with Prof Giuseppe Argenziano [July 2020]

Giuseppe skin cancer update

In this month’s skin cancer update video, Professor Giuseppe Argenziano talks about the three possible outcomes that can be reached after you check a lesion: Excise, monitor, or do nothing. In most cases, lesions are either deemed suspicious and excised, or deemed safe and the patient goes home. Giuseppe warns that the other option – […]

Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [6 July]

Case discussion

In this week’s discussion, we have an interesting case from Dr David Stewart, which features: 50 year-old female patient Undergoing chemotherapy for bowel cancer Lesion at her hairline Please review below images. What is your assessment?

[2 min watch] Tips to manage common skin cancer surgery complications

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In this short video, Dr Tony Dicker offers his top tips for managing common skin cancer surgery complications you might encounter as a GP, primary care or skin cancer doctor.

[4 min watch] Top tips for catching difficult melanomas

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“Even the best decision-making algorithms are not going to catch all the melanomas!” Skin Cancer Doctor Hamilton Ayres offers his top tips for catching difficult melanomas, especially those that don’t display many clues.

[2 min read] How does sunscreen prevent photoageing?

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Sun damage is a common skin concern seen in primary care – from sunburns to pigmentation, sun spots, wrinkles and skin cancers. Research Review‘s latest educational series focuses on sunscreen and photoageing, with expert commentary by dermatologists. It explores the mechanisms of skin photoageing and the role of sunscreen as an adjunctive sun protection measure […]

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

Case discussion

This week’s case discussion from Dr David Stewart features: 58 year-old male patient Lesion on forearm Please review images and advise your differential diagnosis, and what would you do next?

[2 min read] Is psoriasis associated with increased risk of skin cancer?

Is psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis associated with an increased risk of cancer? A recent review looked at the association and risk of cancer in patients with these conditions.

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

Case discussion

In this week’s discussion, we present a case from Dr Christopher Jensen, featuring: 69 year-old male patient New pigmented lesion on his right cheek History of invasive melanoma and melanoma in situ, 20 years and 1 year ago respectively What do you make of these images? What would you do, if anything?

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