[8 min watch] How to take a skin cancer history

skin cancer history

How do you conduct a skin cancer consultation? In this short video, Dr Helena Rosengren (Skin Repair Skin Cancer Clinic, Townsville) gives practical advice for conducting a skin cancer consultation in a primary care or skin cancer clinic, with a focus on taking a skin history, noting the patients’ lesions of concern, and understanding their previous sun exposure. Continue reading “[8 min watch] How to take a skin cancer history”

Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [27 June]

case discussion

This week we revisit an engaging case from Dr Tim Aung. A 55-year-old female presented with 1-2 years’ history of slow growth of an asymptomatic, non-tender lesion on the upper chest. Please review the images. Continue reading “Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [27 June]”

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

case discussion

In this week’s case discussion, we revisit a very engaging case from Dr Kyung Lee (Bruce) featuring a 77-year-old female patient with a lesion on her lower left leg.

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

case discussion

This week’s case discussion, submitted by Dr Jagtaran Singh, features a 60-year-old male patient with a slow-growing lesion on his back. Continue reading “Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [13 June]”

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

case discussion

In this week’s case discussion, submitted by Dr David Stewart, we look at a 58-year-old male patient with a lesion on his foot that was thought to be from rubbing of his shoes. It has been present for three months. Continue reading “Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [6 June]”

Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [30 May]

case discussion

This week we revisit an engaging case from Dr Tim Aung. A 45-year-old female patient came for her regular skin check and this lesion was noted. Continue reading “Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [30 May]”

Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [23 May]

case discussion

This week’s case discussion, submitted by Dr Terry Harvey, features a 70-year-old male patient who noticed this area on his cheek enlarging over two years. Continue reading “Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [23 May]”

Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [16 May]

case discussion

This week’s case discussion, submitted by Dr David Stewart, features a 49-year-old female patient who came in for a routine skin check. She is unaware of the lesion below her bra strap. Continue reading “Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [16 May]”

Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [9 May]

case discussion

This week we revisit an engaging case from Dr Alvin Prakash. A 63-year-old woman presented for excision of a cyst on her back. A full skin check was done and a pigmented skin lesion was noted on her lower back. Continue reading “Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [9 May]”

Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [2 May]

case discussion

This week’s case discussion, submitted by Dr Jag S, features a 38-year-old male, with no previous skin cancer history, who presented with a new lesion on his back. Continue reading “Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [2 May]”