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The final episode in our ’30 years of dermoscopy’ podcast series features two luminaries in the world of dermoscopy and skin cancer medicine, Associate Professor Andreas Blum and Professor H. Peter Soyer. Both speakers are internationally recognised for their contributions to their field and we are excited to share their perspectives.
What are the origins of the first hand-held dermatoscope? In today’s podcast – the fifth in our ’30 years of Dermoscopy’ series – we hear from the grandson of inventor Helmut A. Heine, Oliver Heine. Joining him in this episode is the distinguished President of the International Dermoscopy Society, Associate Professor Iris Zalaudek.
Dermoscopy is certainly a global field, with many of its key players based in locations across the world. This week’s episode of ’30 years of Dermoscopy’ proves that is the case with speakers Professor Giuseppe Argenziano (Italy) and Thorsten Trotzenberg (USA) outlining their distinct experiences, one as an academic and the other as a medical product developer.
Our journey exploring the fascinating 30-year history of dermoscopy continues this week with episode three. We are fortunate to have engaged the esteemed Professor Harald Kittler from the Medical University of Vienna in Austria and Associate Professor Caterina Longo from the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia in Italy to discuss their involvement with dermoscopy.
In this week’s episode, we continue our series celebrating the 30-year history of dermoscopy. Each episode features global leaders in the field of dermoscopy speaking about this vital piece of equipment that has forever changed the landscape of skin cancer diagnosis. We are excited to share with you the experiences of two renowned dermatologists and academics in this episode: Professors Luc Thomas and Cliff Rosendahl.
Welcome to our series of podcasts celebrating the 30-year history of dermoscopy! This series features a number of leaders in the field, each of whom provide a short summary of how they have used dermoscopy in their practice, the impact it has had, and their thoughts about the future of this technology.
This week we discuss a compelling case from Dr Mokesh Raj of a man aged 60+ with sun damaged skin – a common presentation in both skin cancer clinics and general practice settings in Australia.
There is no history or clinical picture. What is your opinion on the dermoscopy image? Are there any features or criteria of note?
Australian scientists have identified a way to help primary care physicians determine a patient’s risk of developing melanoma.
A team at The University of Queensland Diamantina Institute uncovered the specific gene variations affecting the number and types of moles that appear on the body, and their role in causing skin cancer. Continue reading “[5 min read] How gene variations affect melanoma risk”
In this month’s skin cancer update video, Professor Giuseppe Argenziano discusses differential diagnoses for lesions on the scalp, especially in elderly people. Continue reading “[4 min watch] Skin Cancer Update with Prof Giuseppe Argenziano [October 2019]”
Digitisation has become an indispensable part of medicine, and systems like total body photography and artificial intelligence can now support doctors in some medical fields with the same precision as an expert. For example, new systems are becoming available that aid physicians in the rapid detection of new, altered and malignant moles. Continue reading “[5 min read] Skin cancer diagnosis: Artificial intelligence and full-body photography”