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Tag: Non-Surgical Treatments
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”
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 his extensive experience using topical 5 fluorouracil-calcipotriol compound to treat actinic keratosis. Continue reading “[Podcast] Topical 5 fluorouracil-calcipotriol compound for actinic keratosis”
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”
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).
Continue reading “[5 min read] BCC & SCC treatment guidelines | Prof David Wilkinson”
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?”
[Podcast] Treating actinic keratosis with daylight photodynamic therapy | Conversations with Prof David Wilkinson
Welcome to this podcast series, Conversations with Professor David Wilkinson! In this episode, Prof David Wilkinson (Deputy Vice-Chancellor at Macquarie University) speaks with Dr Francis Tan – a dedicated Skin Cancer Doctor who has practised in the field since 1994 – about daylight photodynamic therapy as a front-line treatment for actinic keratosis. Continue reading “[Podcast] Treating actinic keratosis with daylight photodynamic therapy | Conversations with Prof David Wilkinson”
While surgical excision is usually the first choice for treating skin cancer, there are times when a non-surgical approach is favourable. In this short video, HealthCert presenter and Skin Cancer Doctor Hamilton Ayres talks about the different non-surgical options and situations where these might be appropriate. Continue reading “[3 min watch] When to use non-surgical treatments for skin cancer”
Do you use LED phototherapy in your practice, or do you wish to utilise its full potential in treating a range of skin concerns? In this webinar, Skin Cancer and Aesthetic Medicine Doctor Di King shares how light emitting diode (LED) can be used to treat a range of common dermatological presentations, including acne, superficial skin lesions, and wound healing. Continue reading “[WEBINAR] LED phototherapy in skin cancer, general dermatology and aesthetic medicine”
Nodular basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is most often treated with surgical excision. However, interest is increasing in minimally invasive treatments for these low-risk skin cancers. A new study reviewed the effectiveness of surgical excision compared with curettage and imiquimod cream in treating nodular BCC. Continue reading “[2 min read] Surgery vs curettage & imiquimod for nodular BCC”
Treating actinic keratosis is very common in general practice, and especially so in primary care skin cancer medicine. Many patients require treatment of both individual lesions (for example, by cryotherapy) and of the whole field that is affected (for example, the whole face, using a topical treatment, or a field treatment more generally). Continue reading “[2 min read] Field treatments for actinic keratosis | Prof David Wilkinson”