Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [15 February]

In this week’s case we look at a female patient who had seen her usual GP and had “a few sunspots” frozen off her back multiple times in the prior two years. She then presented to Dr Terry Harvey with persistent lesions. Continue reading “Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [15 February]”

[2 min read] Power and utility of AI in skin cancer diagnosis | Prof David Wilkinson

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This month I am sharing a fascinating paper from the Nature journal that expands – and challenges – our understanding of the power and utility of artificial intelligence (AI) in skin cancer diagnosis. Continue reading “[2 min read] Power and utility of AI in skin cancer diagnosis | Prof David Wilkinson”

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

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This week’s case discussion from Dr Aung Lynn features a 72-year-old female patient with no complaints, presenting for a skin check. She is unaware of the lesion on her arm.

  • 72-year-old female patient
  • Unaware of lesion on arm

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

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This week’s case discussion from Dr Terry Harvey features a male patient in his 50s with no specific concerns, presenting for a skin check.

  • Male aged 50+
  • No specific concerns

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

This week’s case discussion, submitted by Dr Terry Harvey, features a 63-year-old female patient with no previous skin cancers and no specific concerns, presenting for a full skin check.

  • 63-year-old female
  • No specific concerns

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

This week we revisit a very interesting and unique case from Dr Slavko Doslo.

Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [4 January]

The first case discussion of the year features an interesting submission from Dr Terry Harvey.

  • 56-year-old female patient
  • Lesion on leg

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Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [21 December]

Our case discussion this week features another case from Dr Terry Harvey.

  • Barely visible lesion (as marked)
  • Lesion on left posterior leg

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Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [14 December]

This week’s case discussion features an interesting case from Dr Terry Harvey.

  • Female patient
  • Lesion on left shoulder

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Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [7 December]

This week’s case discussion features a very interesting case from Dr Franco Rodriguez, whose patient presented with a rapidly growing ulcer on the scalp. The patient reported the lesion had been there for over 12 months, with noticeable growth over the past three months.

  • Male patient aged 60+
  • Rapidly growing scalp lesion

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