This ALM will guide GPs through the epidemiology of skin cancers in Australia, skin cancer prevention, balanced approach to UV and vitamin D awareness and the diagnosis and management of melanoma and the most common non-melanoma skin cancers.
This education describes the assessment and management of basal and squamous cell carcinoma. Each condition is described in terms of its epidemiology, risk factors and clinical features. Numerous naked eye and dermoscopic images illustrate the non melanoma skin conditions.
This education covers the incidence of sun related skin cancers in Australia and discusses the link between UV exposure and skin cancer. Safe UV exposure is explored. Methods of full skin examination are described and the various biopsy techniques are detailed.
Non-melanoma skin cancers (NMSC) are the most common cancers in Australia and GPs play a critical role in their early detection and treatment. This guide explores the different categories of NMSC and optimal management strategies.