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[4 min watch] Terminology in dermoscopy: Prof Giuseppe Argenziano | May 2021

skin cancer update

In this month’s skin cancer update video, Professor Giuseppe Argenziano discusses the metaphorical versus analytical approach to terminology in dermoscopy.

Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [17 May]

case discussion

This week, we present a case discussion from Dr Mazharul Islam featuring a 56-year-old lady who presented for a full-body skin check with no prior skin cancer history and otherwise healthy. The following flat, pink lesion was found on her upper right back.

[Online lecture] Recurrent melanocytic naevus vs melanoma

melanocytic naevus

In this online lecture, Associate Professor Andreas Blum provides an overview of how the history, clinical features and dermoscopy of a lesion can help differentiate between a recurrent melanocytic naevus and a recurrent melanoma.

Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [10 May]

case discussion

This week’s case discussion from Dr Thuy Au features a 71-year-old male with a lesion on his arm noted during a skin check. 71-year-old male Lesion on arm

[Podcast] Current landscape of melanoma management | Conversations with Prof David Wilkinson

melanoma management

Welcome to this podcast series, Conversations with Professor David Wilkinson! In this episode, Professor David Wilkinson (Deputy Vice-Chancellor at Macquarie University) speaks with Professor Michael Henderson (Deputy Director; Division of Cancer Surgery, Tumour Stream Director; Melanoma and Skin, Peter Mac) about the current landscape of melanoma management.

[9 min read] Concordance between patient concerns and skin cancer diagnosis

This month’s research article caught my eye because it is such a simple, yet useful and relevant study. From a single practice in Brisbane, the paper reports on the agreement or not between lesions of concern to a patient, and those identified by the dermatologist, upon examination. 

Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [3 May]

case discussion

We feature another great case discussion from Dr Terry Harvey this week, regarding a 50-year-old male patient who came in for a routine skin check with no lesions of concern. 50-year-old male Routine skin check

[2 min watch] Charging for procedures in a bulk-billing practice

procedures

If you are in a practice that bulk-bills skin cancer procedures, can you charge any other fees in relation to that procedure, such as a procedure fee or a consumables fee? In this short video, Matt Woollard (Chief Operating Officer, National Skin Cancer Centres) talks about the regulations relating to Medicare and billing skin cancer […]

Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [26 April]

case discussion

In this week’s case discussion, we review another great case from Dr Terry Harvey featuring a 55-year-old female patient with a history of a melanoma in situ in 2010 who came in for her regular full body check. 55-year-old female History of melanoma in situ

[Podcast] Optimising people and culture in a medical business | Conversations with Prof David Wilkinson

medical business

Welcome to this podcast series, Conversations with Professor David Wilkinson! In this episode, Professor David Wilkinson (Deputy Vice-Chancellor at Macquarie University) speaks with Paul Elmslie (Founder and CEO of HealthCert Education and the National Skin Cancer Centres) about a key part of a successful medical business: people.

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