Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [17 January]

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This week’s case discussion features a female patient who came in for a skin check, and this lesion was identified. There is no history available. Continue reading “Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [17 January]”

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

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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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Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [10 January]

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This week’s case discussion, submitted by Dr Puneet Goyal, features a 71-year-old male patient with a previous history of non-melanoma skin cancer. This lesion is noted during his skin check and he is unsure if it’s new.

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Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [3 January]

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This week’s case discussion, submitted by Dr Bronwyn Edmunds, features a 64-year-old female with a scaly macule on her forearm, with a past history of BCC.

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Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [20 December]

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In this week’s case discussion from my own practice, an elderly gentleman with long-standing chronic solar damage and multiple keratinocyte cancers presents for a skin check.

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Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [13 December]

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This week’s case discussion features a middle-aged male (a surfer) who presents to my practice for a skin check and complains about his lips. He notes that they have been like this “for months”.

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Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [6 December]

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This week’s case discussion from my own practice features a middle-aged woman who presented for a skin check with little medical history of note. On examination this small, pink lesion was noted.

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Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [29 November]

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A few weeks ago, on 11 October, I shared the case of an elderly man with biopsy-proven nodular BCC, whose skin, circulation, and general medical condition made surgery “unwise”. I shared how I planned to do a gentle curette (of the tumour only) and then use ALA and PDT to treat his lesion. Continue reading “Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [29 November]”

Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [22 November]

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This week’s case discussion, submitted by Dr Terry Harvey, features a 62-year-old lady with a history of two BCCs who presented for a routine check.

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Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [15 November]

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This week’s case discussion was submitted by Dr Terry Harvey. These two dermoscopic images were taken three months apart on a 32-year-old female patient. What is your initial evaluation and how does it change after reviewing the second image?

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