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In this week’s case discussion, submitted by Dr Alex Speight, we review a 70-year-old male patient with a slow growing lesion on his right arm.
- 70-year-old male
- Slow growing lesion on arm
Welcome to the first podcast in our series on medical business management, Conversations with Professor David Wilkinson! In this opening episode, Professor David Wilkinson (Deputy Vice-Chancellor at Macquarie University) speaks with Paul Elmslie (Founder and CEO of HealthCert Education and the National Skin Cancer Centres) about all things related to setting up and running effective skin cancer services in the primary care setting.
Continue reading “[Podcast] Why and how to integrate skin cancer services to your GP practice | Conversations with Professor David Wilkinson”
This week’s case discussion from Dr Sally Parsons features a 47-year-old fair-skinned female patient who presented for a skin check. A small pigmented lesion was found on the patient’s shoulder, subtly getting darker over a 12-month period since it was first noticed.
- 47-year-old female
- Small pigmented lesion on shoulder
This month, Professor Giuseppe Argenziano presents a unique skin cancer update video on what primary care practitioners and skin cancer doctors are facing in melanoma screening since the COVID-19 pandemic and associated lockdowns. Continue reading “[6 min watch] Skin Cancer Update with Professor Giuseppe Argenziano | February 2021”
In this week’s case we look at a female patient who had seen her usual GP and had “a few sunspots” frozen off her back multiple times in the prior two years. She then presented to Dr Terry Harvey with persistent lesions. Continue reading “Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [15 February]”
Even the most experienced skin cancer doctors can sometimes face challenging surgical cases that simply can’t be appropriately managed in the primary care or skin cancer clinic setting. In this short video, Dr Tony Azzi talks about some of the circumstances in which he might refer a skin cancer surgery patient to a specialist.
Continue reading “[2 min watch] When should you refer skin cancer surgery patients to specialists?”
What are some common mistakes doctors make when first starting out in skin cancer medicine and getting the services running in their practice? In this short video, Paul Elmslie (CEO & Founder of National Skin Cancer Centres) talks about the common mistakes you can avoid when setting up skin cancer services in your practice. Continue reading “[4 min watch] Common mistakes to avoid when setting up a skin cancer service”
This week’s case discussion from Dr Terry Harvey features a 50-year-old female patient with a dark lesion on her right arm.
- 50-year-old female patient
- Dark lesion noted
This week’s case discussion from Dr Aung Lynn features a 72-year-old female patient with no complaints, presenting for a skin check. She is unaware of the lesion on her arm.
- 72-year-old female patient
- Unaware of lesion on arm
This week’s case discussion from Dr Terry Harvey features a male patient in his 50s with no specific concerns, presenting for a skin check.
- Male aged 50+
- No specific concerns