Melanoma and Skin Cancer News

by Oct 22, 2011General Skin Checks, Skin Cancer Treatments, Types of Skin Cancer

Melanoma and Skin Cancer

At Drummoyne Dermatology we will provide you with the latest news and research on Melanoma and Skin Cancer.

Below are some recent authoritative articles on Skin Cancer and Melanoma.

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Radiotherapy

Radiotherapy

Radiotherapy for skin cancers is usually for patients over 60yrs, with large or difficult to treat tumours. The advantage of radiotherapy for  these tumours  is that a skin graft or flap is avoided. The treatment is painless and the patient does not feel sick or...

Photodynamic Therapy (PDT)

Photodynamic Therapy (PDT)

Photodynamic Therapy is a treatment option for some superficial BCCs. PDT has a cure rate of approximately 80%. Cream is applied to the lesion to be treated for approximately 3 hours. The cream is then activated by exposure to a specific wavelength of light for...

Efudix Treatment

Efudix - put on the affected area twice per day with finger. NB: To the upper lip only once a day. Wash hands after applying the cream. Avoid contact with eyes, nostrils and lips. No make-up, moisturiser, soap or sunscreen to the area during the treatment (small...

Treatment of Wart with Duofilm

Treatment of Wart with Duofilm

BUY Duofilm extrastrength gel Brown elastoplast tape or waterproof Leukoplast tape. DIRECTIONS Apply Duofilm extrastrenth gel to wart after shower. “Set” with hairdryer (low heat) – crystallizes after about 1 minute. Cover with brown elastopast tape or waterproof...

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