Skin cancer: surgical and medical management

Heslop, Ian, and Smithson, John (2008) Skin cancer: surgical and medical management. Hospital Pharmacist, 15 (2). pp. 47-52.

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Skin cancer is a significant worldwide health issue. Increasing rates of precancerous and cancerous lesions are being reported — not just in tropical or “sunny” countries, but also in temperate countries such as the UK.

The Australian state of Queensland has the world’s highest incidence of all types of skin cancer. Consequently, the country’s medical services have pioneered a number of good practice initiatives that have influenced the practice standards in other countries.

This article will summarise the management of three of the most common forms of skin cancer.

Item ID: 6385
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 1352-7967
Keywords: skin cancer; basal cell carcinomas; squamous cell carcinomas (SCC); melanoma
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Hospical Pharmacist (ISSN: 1352-7967) was published in 2000-2008. Currently, it's known as Clinical Pharmacist (ISSN: 1758-9061).

Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2010 01:37
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1199 Other Medical and Health Sciences > 119999 Medical and Health Sciences not elsewhere classified @ 0%
11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1103 Clinical Sciences > 110304 Dermatology @ 100%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9299 Other Health > 929999 Health not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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