[Podcast] The importance of skin cancer checks | Conversations with Prof David Wilkinson

skin cancer checks

Welcome to this podcast series, Conversations with Professor David Wilkinson! In this episode, Prof David Wilkinson (Chief Medical Officer, National Skin Cancer Centres) speaks with Dr John Hall (Past President, Rural Doctors Association of Australia) about the importance of getting a skin cancer check and the upcoming Australia’s National Skin Check Day.
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[Podcast] How to treat skin cancers of the nail | Conversations with Prof David Wilkinson

nail skin cancers

Welcome to this podcast series, Conversations with Professor David Wilkinson! In this episode, Prof David Wilkinson (Chief Medical Officer, National Skin Cancer Centres) speaks with Prof Luc Thomas (Professor and Chairman, Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Lyon, France) about how to manage skin cancers of the nail, with a particular focus on their treatment.
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[Podcast] How to diagnose skin cancers of the nail | Conversations with Prof David Wilkinson

nail skin cancers

Welcome to this podcast series, Conversations with Professor David Wilkinson! In this episode, Prof David Wilkinson (Chief Medical Officer, National Skin Cancer Centres) speaks with Prof Luc Thomas (Professor and Chairman, Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Lyon, France) about how to manage skin cancers of the nail, with a particular focus on their diagnosis.
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[5 min read] Impact of COVID-19 on melanoma diagnoses in Australia

covid-19

All our lives have been up-ended in so many ways by COVID-19 over these last two years. Many people have suffered significantly with regular and urgent health care delayed. Continue reading “[5 min read] Impact of COVID-19 on melanoma diagnoses in Australia”

[5 min read] Melanoma size not a reliable predictor of invasion | Prof David Wilkinson

melanoma

This month’s paper is from the SCARD database, and reports on the features of over 600 melanomas diagnosed by almost 30 GPs across Australia. Continue reading “[5 min read] Melanoma size not a reliable predictor of invasion | Prof David Wilkinson”

[5 min watch] Second opinion & clinico-pathologic correlation Part 2: Prof Giuseppe Argenziano

skin cancer update

In this second part of a three-part series, Prof Giuseppe Argenziano discusses the way in which a second opinion by an experienced dermatopathologist can significantly improve the clinical management of patients with melanoma. Continue reading “[5 min watch] Second opinion & clinico-pathologic correlation Part 2: Prof Giuseppe Argenziano”

[4 min watch] Second opinion & clinico-pathologic correlation Part 1: Prof Giuseppe Argenziano

skin cancer update

In this first part of a three-part series, Prof Giuseppe Argenziano discusses the way in which a second opinion by an experienced dermatopathologist can significantly improve the clinical management of patients with melanoma. Continue reading “[4 min watch] Second opinion & clinico-pathologic correlation Part 1: Prof Giuseppe Argenziano”

[10 min read] Sentinel lymph node biopsy: Where do we stand?

sentinel lymph node biopsy

This month’s research article is about sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB), and is in the form of a viewpoint from two clinicians at the centre of excellence that is Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York. Continue reading “[10 min read] Sentinel lymph node biopsy: Where do we stand?”

[7 min watch] Managing melanoma in the future: Prof Giuseppe Argenziano | August 2021

melanoma

In this skin cancer update video, Professor Giuseppe Argenziano shares a few thoughts on the future of managing melanoma. In particular, he speaks about possible changes to excision, follow-up, sentinel lymph node biopsy and adjuvant therapy for various stages of melanoma. Continue reading “[7 min watch] Managing melanoma in the future: Prof Giuseppe Argenziano | August 2021”

[Resource] Melanoma treatment guidelines 2021

melanoma guidelines

If you see patients with skin cancer concerns in your practice, it is essential that you stay up to date with the latest melanoma guidelines. This helpful guide prepared by Professor David Wilkinson – who designed and led the development of the only Master of Medicine degree in skin cancer – provides an outline for the management of melanoma in a primary care or skin cancer practice. Continue reading “[Resource] Melanoma treatment guidelines 2021”