Genevieve, a 73-year-old female presents with a four-year history of symmetrical painful peripheral neuropathy, with tactile hyperaesthesia worse at night. She has a past history of anxiety and osteoarthritis.
27 August 2018
Attempts to improve the survival of patients with advanced or metastatic melanoma have, until recently, proven futile.
20 August 2018
Since 2010, there has been a massive paradigm shift in systemic melanoma therapy. Before this, no survival benefits had been demonstrated throughout a variety of clinical trials.
07 August 2018
The presentation of melanoma can break the clinical pattern of other lesions at the same anatomical location by virtue of its size, shape or colour. However, because the chaotic behaviour of malignant tissue is unpredictable, melanoma can also mimic other lesions.
30 July 2018
Joseph is 59-year-old accountant who presents with constipation and a mildly reduced appetite. He discloses a six-month history of progressive constipation and has been self-managing by using a stool softener and laxatives.
30 May 2018
UNDERSTANDING MENChanges to PSA testing have led to confusion.
29 May 2018
Vic is a 67-year-old male who works as a delivery driver. He presents to his GP with one month of lethargy and easy bruising. Each week, How to Treat publishes a clinical picture quiz. The quiz has no CPD points attached, it's just for fun.
09 May 2018
There are important healthcare implications for women with mammographically dense breasts. High mammographic density not only reduces the sensitivity of mammography, but is also independently associated with an increased breast cancer risk.