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In this short video, Skin Cancer Doctor Hamilton Ayres shares his top three suturing tips, ideal for doctors who manage skin cancer surgery patients in primary care. Continue reading “[3 min watch] Top 3 suturing tips”
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
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
Do you see patients with a fear of needles? In this short video, Dr Tony Dicker provides his top three tips for decreasing pain from injections and making procedures more pleasant for your patients. Continue reading “[2 min watch] Top 3 tips for decreasing pain from injections”
This week’s case discussion, submitted by Dr Terry Harvey, features a 63-year-old female patient with no previous skin cancers and no specific concerns, presenting for a full skin check.
- 63-year-old female
- No specific concerns