Picture Quiz 29 May 2018 Dr Paul Goodridge

Does this FBC indicate acute lymphocytic leukaemia?

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.
How to Treat 11 May 2018 Dr Sarah Wright, Dr Gregory Gard
Therapy Update 09 May 2018 Dr Stephen Birrell

The danger of dense breasts

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.
Dermoscopy 23 March 2018 Associate Professor Cliff Rosendahl, Christine Lee

What's beneath this love-heart shaped lesion?

The majority of melanomas arise without any evidence of a pre-existing naevus.
How to Treat 23 February 2018 Dr James Yeung, Professor John Gibson
Therapy Update 21 February 2018 Associate Professor Prue Cormie, Dr Jane Crowe

Prescribing exercise as an adjunct therapy for cancer patients

One Australian is diagnosed with cancer every four minutes.1 Cancer and its treatment can significantly compromise physical and mental health, and wellbeing.
Therapy Update 21 February 2018 Dr Annabel Dodds, Dr Mark Aldred

The hot topic of tanning

Humans value outward appearance highly, but tanning for the purposes of fashion is a relatively new practice. Historically, aesthetes tended to favour paler skin until the post-industrial era.
Dermoscopy 08 February 2018 Associate Professor Cliff Rosendahl, Dr David Simpson

Examination of a pigmented skin lesion near the hairline

It is known that acquired melanocytic naevi are not expected on the head and neck.1-3 Congenital-type naevi are commonly seen at this location, being raised naevi that often exhibit terminal hairs as a clue to their hamartomatous origin.
How to Treat 08 February 2018 Associate Professor Guy Hingston, Dr Karley Heyworth, Dr Stuart Kostalas
How to Treat 20 October 2017 Dr Annabelle Farnsworth