[5 min watch] Spitz naevi: Prof Giuseppe Argenziano | July 2021

spitz naevi

In this skin cancer update video, Professor Giuseppe Argenziano speaks about Spitz naevi – “schizophrenic” tumours which are convinced they are melanomas when in fact they are benign naevi. Continue reading “[5 min watch] Spitz naevi: Prof Giuseppe Argenziano | July 2021”

[Podcast] Integrating aesthetic services into a skin cancer practice | Conversations with Prof David Wilkinson

aesthetic services

Welcome to this podcast series, Conversations with Professor David Wilkinson! In this episode, Professor David Wilkinson (Deputy Vice-Chancellor at Macquarie University) speaks with Dr Stephen Wassall – who works as a Skin Cancer & Aesthetic Medicine Doctor in a dedicated primary care clinic in New South Wales – about his journey integrating aesthetic services into a skin cancer or primary care practice. Continue reading “[Podcast] Integrating aesthetic services into a skin cancer practice | Conversations with Prof David Wilkinson”

[4 min watch] Top suturing tips in skin cancer surgery

suturing

What are the most important things to keep in mind when closing a wound with sutures in a primary care or skin cancer practice? In this short video, HealthCert presenter and Skin Cancer Doctor Francis Tan shares his top suturing tips for skin cancer surgery. Continue reading “[4 min watch] Top suturing tips in skin cancer surgery”

[Online lecture] Chameleon melanomas

chameleon melanoma

In this online lecture, Associate Professor Andreas Blum discusses chameleon melanomas and how to differentiate between melanoma and other skin lesions, especially when the dermatoscopic clues are very similar. Continue reading “[Online lecture] Chameleon melanomas”

[2 min watch] What instruments should I use in skin cancer surgery wound closure?

skin cancer surgery

“The instruments that I would recommend for wound closure are the most basic instruments you need for closing a wound.” In this insightful video, course presenter and Skin Cancer Doctor Francis Tan gives his practical advice on the instruments and tools you need for conducting skin cancer surgery in your general practice. Continue reading “[2 min watch] What instruments should I use in skin cancer surgery wound closure?”

[5 min watch] Dermoscopy in general dermatology: Prof Giuseppe Argenziano | June 2021

skin cancer update

In this month’s skin cancer update video, Professor Giuseppe Argenziano looks at the use of dermoscopy in general dermatology cases, such as inflammatory skin conditions and infections. Continue reading “[5 min watch] Dermoscopy in general dermatology: Prof Giuseppe Argenziano | June 2021”

[7 min watch] Practical advice for conducting skin cancer checks

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“From the moment a patient walks through the door to the time they leave the room, there are many opportunities to do something differently from everybody else.” In this insightful video, course presenter and Skin Cancer Doctor Hamilton Ayres gives his practical advice for conducting skin cancer checks and educating your patients about skin cancer prevention and early detection. Continue reading “[7 min watch] Practical advice for conducting skin cancer checks”

[Online lecture] Collision lesions and tumours of the skin

collision lesions

In this online lecture, Associate Professor Andreas Blum explores the fascinating findings of his recent research into collision lesions and tumours of the skin. Continue reading “[Online lecture] Collision lesions and tumours of the skin”

[12 min read] The role of sentinel lymph node biopsy in melanoma management

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sentinel lymph node biopsy

What is your position regarding the role of sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) in the management of patients with melanoma?

Do you know what the latest national guidelines are? Do you follow them? Continue reading “[12 min read] The role of sentinel lymph node biopsy in melanoma management”

[4 min watch] Terminology in dermoscopy: Prof Giuseppe Argenziano | May 2021

skin cancer update

In this month’s skin cancer update video, Professor Giuseppe Argenziano discusses the metaphorical versus analytical approach to terminology in dermoscopy. Continue reading “[4 min watch] Terminology in dermoscopy: Prof Giuseppe Argenziano | May 2021”