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

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In this first part of a four-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

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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”

[5 min watch] Spitz naevi: Prof Giuseppe Argenziano | July 2021

Spitz naevi

In this skin cancer update video, Professor Giuseppe Argenziano speaks about Spitz naevi – “schizophrenic” tumours which are convinced they are melanomas when in fact they are benign naevi. Continue reading “[5 min watch] Spitz naevi: Prof Giuseppe Argenziano | July 2021”

[Online lecture] Chameleon melanomas

chameleon melanomas

In this online lecture, Associate Professor Andreas Blum discusses chameleon melanomas and how to differentiate between melanoma and other skin lesions, especially when the dermatoscopic clues are very similar. Continue reading “[Online lecture] Chameleon melanomas”

[Online lecture] Collision lesions and tumours of the skin

collision lesions

In this online lecture, Associate Professor Andreas Blum explores the fascinating findings of his recent research into collision lesions and tumours of the skin. Continue reading “[Online lecture] Collision lesions and tumours of the skin”

[12 min read] The role of sentinel lymph node biopsy in melanoma management

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What is your position regarding the role of sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) in the management of patients with melanoma?

Do you know what the latest national guidelines are? Do you follow them? Continue reading “[12 min read] The role of sentinel lymph node biopsy in melanoma management”

[Online lecture] Recurrent melanocytic naevus vs melanoma

melanocytic naevus

In this online lecture, Associate Professor Andreas Blum provides an overview of how the history, clinical features and dermoscopy of a lesion can help differentiate between a recurrent melanocytic naevus and a recurrent melanoma. Continue reading “[Online lecture] Recurrent melanocytic naevus vs melanoma”

[Podcast] Current landscape of melanoma management | Conversations with Prof David Wilkinson

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Welcome to this podcast series, Conversations with Professor David Wilkinson! In this episode, Professor David Wilkinson (Deputy Vice-Chancellor at Macquarie University) speaks with Professor Michael Henderson (Deputy Director; Division of Cancer Surgery, Tumour Stream Director; Melanoma and Skin, Peter Mac) about the current landscape of melanoma management. Continue reading “[Podcast] Current landscape of melanoma management | Conversations with Prof David Wilkinson”