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Research summary: Guidelines for managing Spitz naevi

By Skin Cancer Institute |July 26, 2022 posted in Research, Spitz naevi

This month we revisit the important topic of Spitz naevi. I had reason to review the guidelines recently, because of a case I saw in my clinic. Since we don’t see these cases so often, I think it is ...
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Alternatives to lidocaine as a local anaesthetic

By Skin Cancer Institute |July 20, 2022 posted in skin cancer surgery, local anaesthetic

What local anaesthetic is suitable for skin cancer surgery procedures in the primary care setting? In this short video, Associate Professor Tony Dicker looks at recent studies into local anaesthesia ...
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Managing rare collision tumours

By Skin Cancer Institute |July 05, 2022 posted in Skin Cancer

In his latest skin cancer update video, Professor Giuseppe Argenziano explores the dermoscopy of rare collision tumours, including real patient examples he has encountered in his own work.
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How to take a skin cancer history

By Skin Cancer Institute |July 04, 2022 posted in skin cancer check, skin consultation

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 performing a comprehensive skin cancer ...
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[Podcast] Imiquimod for BCC

By Skin Cancer Institute |June 22, 2022 posted in topical treatments, BCC

In this latest podcast, Prof David Wilkinson (Chief Medical Officer of National Skin Cancer Centres) speaks with Dr Yevgeny (Gene) Filanovsky (a Family Physician with Cutaneous Surgery and Skin ...
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