“No one should die of malignant melanoma” - A. Bernard Ackerman, 1985

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Research summary: Technologies to detect & manage melanoma

By Skin Cancer Institute |October 06, 2022 posted in Research, melanoma, digital imaging

This month’s research article takes us into the broad domain of technology and AI. We are all aware of how these developments are becoming prevalence in our lives – working and social. In our ...
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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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Research summary: Management of melanoma by GPs (SCARD)

By Skin Cancer Institute |May 23, 2022 posted in Research, melanoma

This month our focus is on the latest publication from the SCARD database and the large team of mainly GPs who have contributed to the brilliant work in SCARD. This really is “great research” and a ...
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Research review: Reconstruction of ear defects

By Skin Cancer Institute |March 17, 2022 posted in surgery on ear, Research

This month we share a simple surgical tip in the form of a research letter. I am always on the lookout for these kinds of tips, and I use them in my own practice regularly.
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"National health priority": The critical need for skin cancer training

By Skin Cancer Institute |February 24, 2022 posted in Skin Cancer, Research

A new, landmark report from Melanoma Institute Australia has found that melanoma rates are rising. It estimates that without critical action, by 2030 a further 205,000 Australians will be diagnosed ...
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