Melanoma: Epidemiology, Assessment and Diagnosis | Overview
Melanoma is the most serious form of skin cancer and can grow quickly if left untreated. Epidemiologist A/Prof Cust provides an overview of what melanoma is, the epidemiology of the disease and how to identify someone at high risk of developing melanoma. Dermatologist Dr Martin then discusses how to clinically assess a lesion, the non-invasive diagnostic tools available, biopsy techniques and the importance of prevention in the community.
A/Prof Anne Cust
Epidemiologist, Melanoma Institute Australia | NHMRC and Cancer Institute NSW Career Development Fellow, The University of Sydney
Dr Linda Martin
Dermatologist, Melanoma Institute Australia
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1. Describe the benefit of early detection of melanoma on the community
2. Describe the epidemiology of the disease and how to identify someone at high risk of developing melanoma
3. List the various non-invasive diagnostic tools available and biopsy techniques available.
Epidemiology, diagnosis & assessmentInformative, interesting content, educational
Epidemiology, assessment and diagnosisgood information but felt some areas were gone over a little too quickly.