Diagnosis and management of non-melanoma skin cancer
- : Sydney NSW 2000
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. Indications for referral are discussed and the Mohr surgical technique, and the indications for this are listed. Prognosis and follow up for each condition is examined. Numerous naked eye and dermoscopic images illustrate the non melanoma skin conditions.
By completing this learning activity, participants will be able to:
- Discuss the key features in the diagnosis and management of basal cell carcinoma.
- Discuss the key features in the diagnosis and management of squamous cell carcinoma.
- Recall the indications for referral of patient with basal and squamous cell carcinomas.
- State the key features in the diagnosis and management of basal and squamous cell carcinomas.
- Ensure patient safety by recalling the methods of examination to detect skin cancer.
Dr Sarah McDonald, Clinical Fellow, Victorian Melanoma Service
Dr Alvin Chong, Senior Lecturer in Dermatology, University of Melbourne
Philippa Davis, Primary Health Program, Cancer Council Victoria
Shannon Jones, SunSmart Victoria, Cancer Council Victoria
This education was prepared by ThinkGP.