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

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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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[3 min watch] When to use non-surgical treatments for skin cancer

non-surgical

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”

[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”

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

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This week’s case discussion from Dr Dave Stewart features a 56-year-old male patient with a lesion found on his nose at his routine skin check. The patient felt it was just from his glasses rubbing on his nose.

  • 56-year-old male
  • Lesion on nose
  • Patient felt it was from glasses rubbing

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[3 min watch] What makes skin cancer work so enjoyable?

skin cancer work

What makes skin cancer work so enjoyable? In this short video, Skin Cancer Doctor Hamilton Ayres speaks about the benefits of skin cancer work and the advantages of working in a skin cancer practice (even two or three days a week!). Continue reading “[3 min watch] What makes skin cancer work so enjoyable?”

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

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This week’s case discussion from Dr Terry Harvey features a 70-year-old lady attending her routine 12-monthly skin check. She had a history of many BCCs but no previous melanoma. She had no specific lesions of concern.

  • 70-year-old female
  • History of many BCCs
  • Patient had no specific concerns

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[7 min watch] Skin Cancer Update with Prof Giuseppe Argenziano | March 2021

skin cancer update

In this month’s skin cancer update, Professor Giuseppe Argenziano shares the results of his meta-analysis research into paediatric melanoma. Continue reading “[7 min watch] Skin Cancer Update with Prof Giuseppe Argenziano | March 2021”

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

case discussion

This week’s case discussion, submitted by Dr Dave Stewart, features a 70-year-old female patient presenting for a skin check. She has no concerns, but this pigmented lesion is noted on her upper chest.

  • 70-year-old female
  • Pigmented lesion on chest

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[2 min watch] How can upskilling in skin cancer help minimise outward referrals?

minimise referrals

How can upskilling in skin cancer diagnosis and treatment help you to minimise your outward referrals? Professor David Wilkinson gives some practical advice in this short video!
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