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

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This week’s case discussion from Dr Thuy Au features a 71-year-old male with a lesion on his arm noted during a skin check.

  • 71-year-old male
  • Lesion on arm

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[9 min read] Concordance between patient concerns and skin cancer diagnosis

This month’s research article caught my eye because it is such a simple, yet useful and relevant study. From a single practice in Brisbane, the paper reports on the agreement or not between lesions of concern to a patient, and those identified by the dermatologist, upon examination.  Continue reading “[9 min read] Concordance between patient concerns and skin cancer diagnosis”

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

case discussion

We feature another great case discussion from Dr Terry Harvey this week, regarding a 50-year-old male patient who came in for a routine skin check with no lesions of concern.

  • 50-year-old male
  • Routine skin check

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Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [26 April]

case discussion

In this week’s case discussion, we review another great case from Dr Terry Harvey featuring a 55-year-old female patient with a history of a melanoma in situ in 2010 who came in for her regular full body check.

  • 55-year-old female
  • History of melanoma in situ

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[6 min watch] Skin Cancer Update with Prof Giuseppe Argenziano | April 2021

skin cancer update

In this month’s skin cancer update video with Professor Giuseppe Argenziano, we look at his latest fascinating study into how patient management can change after diagnostic review by a second dermatopathologist.  Continue reading “[6 min watch] Skin Cancer Update with Prof Giuseppe Argenziano | April 2021”

[8 min read] Detecting melanoma in high-risk patients | Prof David Wilkinson

melanoma

This month I draw your attention to what I believe is a profoundly important piece of research. The research – done in Australia – demonstrates the value of using a mixture of total body photography (TBP) and selected sequential digital dermoscopy (SDDI) among high risk patients, in terms of identifying melanoma. Continue reading “[8 min read] Detecting melanoma in high-risk patients | Prof David Wilkinson”

Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [19 April]

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This week’s case discussion from Dr Terry Harvey features a 20-year-old male presenting for his first skin check with no lesions of concern.

  • 20-year-old male
  • First skin check

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Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [12 April]

case discussion

In this week’s case discussion from Dr Terry Harvey, we look at a man in his 50s with no history of skin cancer who presented for a full skin check with no lesions of concern.

  • Male aged 50+
  • No lesions of concern

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Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [5 April]

case discussion

In this week’s case discussion from Dr Dave Stewart, we look at a 47-year-old lady who was initially seen with a long-term pigmented skin lesion on her upper arm in 2018 and returned again in 2021.

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[Podcast] Digital imaging and the current landscape of skin cancer care | Conversations with Professor David Wilkinson

digital imaging

Welcome to our podcast series Conversations with Professor David Wilkinson! In this episode, Professor David Wilkinson speaks with Dr Jeremy Hudson (Skin Cancer Doctor and Chair of Dermatology SI RACGP) about the current landscape of skin cancer care, including digital imaging and its impact on the work of GPs and skin cancer doctors. Continue reading “[Podcast] Digital imaging and the current landscape of skin cancer care | Conversations with Professor David Wilkinson”