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In the blog category “Case Studies” Professor David Wilkinson offers an excellent platform to discuss clinical problems and cases within a closed alumni community. This area is password-protected and only accessible to past HealthCert Skin Cancer Certificate course participants.
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How can you differentiate between types of flat facial lesions to ensure you don’t miss a malignancy? In this latest skin cancer update video, Professor Giuseppe Argenziano describes melanoma, solar lentigo and pigmented actinic keratosis on the face, including their clinical and dermoscopic features with real patient examples, and provides his top five tips for recognising these lesions in your practice. Continue reading “[7 min watch] How to diagnose flat facial lesions”
In this month’s article we look at the latest update on melanoma management from Europe. Why? Because we are still waiting for an update on the Australian guidelines, and for those of us that do skin cancer full-time or as a specific interest, we have a responsibility to be across the latest advancements, developments, and advice. Continue reading “Research summary: Latest European melanoma management guidelines”
In the second video in a two-part series, Professor Giuseppe Argenziano continues his discussion of three rules for diagnosing pink tumours in primary care, with real patient examples from his own clinic.
Continue reading “[7 min watch] Three simple rules for diagnosing pink tumours: Part 2”
Do you see patients with skin cancer concerns in your practice? In this podcast, Paul Elmslie (Founder & CEO, HealthCert Education and National Skin Cancer Centres) speaks with Matt Woollard (COO, National Skin Cancer Centres) about the recent changes to Medicare item numbers for clinically suspected melanoma.
Continue reading “[Podcast] Changes to Medicare item numbers for melanoma”
New Medicare item numbers have been introduced for the surgical excision and repair of clinically suspected melanoma. In this short video, Associate Professor Tony Dicker provides a comprehensive update on the new item numbers that come into effect from 1 November 2022. A helpful clinical fact sheet and skin cancer billing guide are also included below. Continue reading “[5 min watch] Suspicion of melanoma: New Medicare item numbers”
In the first of a two-part series, Professor Giuseppe Argenziano discusses the three golden rules for diagnosing pink tumours in primary care.
Continue reading “[7 min watch] Three simple rules for diagnosing pink tumours: Part 1”
This month’s research article takes us into the broad domain of technology and AI. We are all aware of how these developments are becoming prevalence in our lives – working and social. In our practice of skin cancer medicine, imaging technology with / without focused AI is perhaps the most obvious tech.
Continue reading “Research summary: Technologies to detect & manage melanoma”
A very interesting and important trial has recently been published that looks at the role and value of confocal microscopy on diagnostic accuracy of melanoma.
Continue reading “Research summary: Effect of confocal microscopy on diagnostic accuracy of melanoma”
In this latest podcast, Professor Peter Soyer gives a sneak peek into his presentation at the upcoming Skin & Skin Cancer Conference and Masterclasses, where he will talk about his latest groundbreaking research projects and the future of digital imaging in skin cancer detection. Continue reading “[Podcast] The future of digital imaging for skin cancer detection”
In this latest podcast, Professor Michael Henderson (Professor of Surgery at the University of Melbourne) gives a sneak peek into his presentation at the upcoming Skin & Skin Cancer Conference and Masterclasses in Brisbane on 21-24 July 2022, where he will talk about contemporary management of melanoma. Continue reading “[Podcast] Contemporary management of melanoma”