[Podcast] Imiquimod for BCC

imiquimod

In this latest podcast, Prof David Wilkinson (Chief Medical Officer of National Skin Cancer Centres) speaks with Dr Yevgeny (Gene) Filanovsky (a Family Physician with Cutaneous Surgery and Skin Cancer Focus at Skin Care West, Canada) about how he uses imiquimod in his practice for the treatment of BCC. Continue reading “[Podcast] Imiquimod for BCC”

[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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[8 min watch] Easy-to-treat & difficult-to-treat basal cell carcinoma

basal cell carcinoma

In this skin cancer update video, Professor Giuseppe Argenziano and Dr Gabriella Brancaccio speak about the latest in basal cell carcinoma (BCC) treatment, including classifying BCCs as easy-to-treat and difficult-to-treat. Continue reading “[8 min watch] Easy-to-treat & difficult-to-treat basal cell carcinoma”

[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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[7 min watch] Immunotherapy for squamous cell carcinoma

immunotherapy

In this skin cancer update video, Professor Giuseppe Argenziano and Dr Elvira Moscarella speak about the latest in squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) treatment including surgery, radiation therapy, and immunotherapy. Continue reading “[7 min watch] Immunotherapy for squamous cell carcinoma”

[5 min read] BCC & SCC treatment guidelines | Prof David Wilkinson

SCC BCC treatment

Recently I was reading through the latest treatment guidelines for basal cell carcinoma (BCC) and squamous cell carcinoma (SCC), as produced by the British Association of Dermatologists (BAD).

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[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”

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

AI

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”

[5 min read] Can vitamin B3 reduce non-melanoma skin cancer risk?

vitamin B3

Skin cancer has been dubbed Australia’s ‘national cancer’, accounting for four times as many diagnoses as all other cancers put together. Finding ways to prevent skin cancer is a hot topic, and was the subject of a study conducted by a research team at the University of Sydney. As it is known that UV radiation causes DNA damage and also suppresses the innate immune response of the skin, the researchers sought to find compounds that could negate this process – specifically vitamin B3.

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