Multidisciplinary management of primary melanoma

Multidisciplinary management of primary melanoma

Publication date: Jun 29, 2021

Melanoma has many mimics, making detection a challenge. However, early detection and appropriate management of melanoma is crucial to ensuring a patient has the best chance of survival. In this podcast, our multidisciplinary panel discuss:the clinical presentation of melanomatips to help make a clinical diagnosisunderstanding the histological features for diagnosishow to know when to biopsywhich biopsy is bestramifications of subtotal biopsieswho requires a sentinel node assessment and what does that involvewhat is involved in a wide local excision. In addition, the panel reviews a case study to put learnings into practice. This podcast is suitable for Dermatologists, Skin Cancer GPs, GPs, Surgeons, Nurses and other healthcare professionals. SPEAKERS:Dr Adrian Quek – Skin Cancer GP, Melanoma Institute Australia and The Chatswood Skin Cancer ClinicA/Prof Jonathan Stretch AM – Surgical Oncologist and Deputy Medical Director, Melanoma Institute AustraliaDr Bruna Gouveia – Dermatologist, Melanoma Institute AustraliaPlease note that this podcast was accurate at the time of recording (May 2021) but may not reflect the rapidly evolving treatment landscape and approvals in Australia.

Concepts Keywords
Dermatologists Treatment for melanoma
Nervous Um imaging
Podcast Pharmaceuticals
Venus Particular site
Healthcare
Melanoma education portal
Clinical medicine
Medical specialties
Melanoma
Biopsy
Cancer
Melanocytic nevus
Lymph node biopsy
Superficial spreading melanoma
Sentinel lymph node
Skin cancer
Breslow’s depth
Ultrasound
Third chip
Genotype
GPS

Semantics

Type Source Name
disease MESH melanoma
pathway KEGG Melanoma
disease MESH biopsy
disease MESH Skin Cancer
drug DRUGBANK Nonoxynol-9
disease MESH diagnosis
disease MESH cancer
disease MESH carcinoma
disease MESH merkel cell carcinoma
disease MESH keratosis
disease MESH mods
disease MESH sitting
drug DRUGBANK Tropicamide
disease MESH uncertainty
disease MESH anxiety
disease MESH recurrence
disease MESH risk factors
disease MESH illusion
disease MESH growth
drug DRUGBANK Honey
disease MESH parity
disease MESH excision margins
disease MESH death
drug DRUGBANK Epinephrine

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