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[6 min watch] Skin Cancer Update with Prof Giuseppe Argenziano | April 2021

skin cancer update

In this month’s skin cancer update video with Professor Giuseppe Argenziano, we look at his latest fascinating study into how patient management can change after diagnostic review by a second dermatopathologist. 

[8 min read] Detecting melanoma in high-risk patients | Prof David Wilkinson

melanoma

This month I draw your attention to what I believe is a profoundly important piece of research. The research – done in Australia – demonstrates the value of using a mixture of total body photography (TBP) and selected sequential digital dermoscopy (SDDI) among high risk patients, in terms of identifying melanoma.

Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [19 April]

case discussion

This week’s case discussion from Dr Terry Harvey features a 20-year-old male presenting for his first skin check with no lesions of concern. 20-year-old male First skin check

Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [12 April]

case discussion

In this week’s case discussion from Dr Terry Harvey, we look at a man in his 50s with no history of skin cancer who presented for a full skin check with no lesions of concern. Male aged 50+ No lesions of concern

Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [5 April]

case discussion

In this week’s case discussion from Dr Dave Stewart, we look at a 47-year-old lady who was initially seen with a long-term pigmented skin lesion on her upper arm in 2018 and returned again in 2021.

[3 min watch] When to use non-surgical treatments for skin cancer

non-surgical

While surgical excision is usually the first choice for treating skin cancer, there are times when a non-surgical approach is favourable. In this short video, HealthCert presenter and Skin Cancer Doctor Hamilton Ayres talks about the different non-surgical options and situations where these might be appropriate.

[Podcast] Digital imaging and the current landscape of skin cancer care | Conversations with Professor David Wilkinson

digital imaging

Welcome to our podcast series Conversations with Professor David Wilkinson! In this episode, Professor David Wilkinson speaks with Dr Jeremy Hudson (Skin Cancer Doctor and Chair of Dermatology SI RACGP) about the current landscape of skin cancer care, including digital imaging and its impact on the work of GPs and skin cancer doctors.

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

case discussion

This week’s case discussion from Dr Dave Stewart features a 56-year-old male patient with a lesion found on his nose at his routine skin check. The patient felt it was just from his glasses rubbing on his nose. 56-year-old male Lesion on nose Patient felt it was from glasses rubbing

[3 min watch] What makes skin cancer work so enjoyable?

skin cancer work

What makes skin cancer work so enjoyable? In this short video, Skin Cancer Doctor Hamilton Ayres speaks about the benefits of skin cancer work and the advantages of working in a skin cancer practice (even two or three days a week!).

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

case discussion

This week’s case discussion from Dr Terry Harvey features a 70-year-old lady attending her routine 12-monthly skin check. She had a history of many BCCs but no previous melanoma. She had no specific lesions of concern. 70-year-old female History of many BCCs Patient had no specific concerns

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