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ABC of Skin Cancer

ABC of Skin Cancer

Sajjad Rajpar, Jerry Marsden

ISBN: 978-1-444-31250-8

Apr 2009, BMJ Books

80 pages

Select type: E-Book

$39.99

Description

The ABC of Skin Cancer is designed to boost GP confidence in the diagnosis and referral of skin cancer, focusing on differential diagnosis and common pitfalls. In line with the latest NICE guidelines in the UK, this book outlines best practice management in primary care, whilst also covering the Australian perspective on this cancer. Chapters on non-surgical treatment and prevention are also included.

This new highly illustrated title in the successful ABC series provides a concise, factual and practical overview of skin cancers and pre-cancerous lesions for general practitioners, junior doctors and medical students.

Contributors.

Preface.

1 The epidemiology, aetiology and prevention of melanoma: Julia A Newton-Bishop (St James’s University Hospital, Leeds).

2 The epidemiology, aetiology and prevention of non-melanoma skin cancer: Veronique Bataille (The Royal London Hospital), Marko Lens (St Thomas’ Hospital, London), Sajjad Rajpar (University Hospital Birmingham).

3 The role of the primary care team in the management of skin cancer: F D Richard Hobbs (The University of Birmingham).

4 Pre-cancerous skin lesions: Dev Shah (University Hospital of Wales), Richard Motley (University Hospital of Wales).

5 Squamous cell carcinoma: Sajjad Rajpar (University Hospital Birmingham), Jerry Marsden (University Hospital Birmingham).

6 Basal cell carcinoma: Sajjad Rajpar (University Hospital Birmingham), Jerry Marsden (University Hospital Birmingham).

7 Differential diagnosis of non-melanoma skin cancer: Graham Colver (Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust).

8 Benign pigmented lesions: Sajjad Rajpar (University Hospital Birmingham), Jerry Marsden (University Hospital Birmingham).

9 Melanoma – clinical features and diagnosis: Sajjad Rajpar (University Hospital Birmingham), Jerry Marsden (University Hospital Birmingham).

10 Melanoma – management and prognosis: Sajjad Rajpar (University Hospital Birmingham), Jerry Marsden (University Hospital Birmingham).

11 Surgical management of skin cancer: Sajjad Rajpar (University Hospital Birmingham), Jerry Marsden (University Hospital Birmingham).

12 Non-surgical treatment of skin cancer: Sajjad Rajpar (University Hospital Birmingham), Jerry Marsden (University Hospital Birmingham).

13 Skin cancer – an Australian perspective: Lachlan Warren (Women’s and Children’s Hospital, North Adelaide), Karyn Fuller (Women’s and Children’s Hospital, North Adelaide).

14 Cutaneous metastases and rare skin cancers: Sajjad Rajpar (University Hospital Birmingham), Jerry Marsden (University Hospital Birmingham).

Index

A new, highly illustrated, concise, factual, and practical overview of skin cancers and pre-cancerous lesions

Focuses on diagnosis, differential diagnosis, common pitfalls, and outlines best practice management in primary care

In line with the latest NICE guidelines in the UK, places the emphasis on the pivotal role that GPs play in the screening, diagnosis and referral of skin cancers and pre-cancerous lesions

Also includes chapters on non-surgical treatment and prevention