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Quiz 01: skin cancer

A short quiz on skin cancer and its mimics

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Skin cancer in (under) five minutes.

A very (!) brief introduction to skin cancer.

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Physics matters!

Physics underpins much of modern medicine. Dermatology in particular requires an understanding of the physics of ultraviolet radiation. In this video I summarise the key concepts, with an eye always…

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Skin biology: pigmentation

What is the purpose of human pigmentation? How does it work and what happens if skin pigmentation is not suited to the environment? This video is designed for year 1 students and those in the (new)…

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Should you lie in the sun?

A brief recap of the various arguments for and against sun exposure in relation to human health.

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Three big changes in dermatological practice.

I describe three of the major changes in clinical practice over the last 30 years: the move to outpatient therapy; the introduction of more potent drugs; and the development of dermatological surgery.

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BCC: cancer or not? What to discuss with patients.

Skin cancers vary in their behaviour. How can you communicate accurately, given this range of prognoses, and patient prior knowledge.

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Skin cancer: an unhelpful term?

Skin cancers behave very differently biologically. Is the term still useful in the clinic?

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