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Bowen's Disease - printable version

Bowen's Disease - printable version

Bowen's disease (SCC in situ) audit standards

Bowen's disease (SCC in situ) audit standards

Bowen's disease (SCC in situ) PIL

Bowen's disease (SCC in situ) PIL

Bowen's disease guidelines 1999

Bowen's disease guidelines 1999

Bowen's disease guidelines 2007

Bowen's disease guidelines 2007

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27/02/2014 - Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer Update Meeting

Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer Update Meeting The BAD Skin Cancer Sub-Committee and the Clinical Services Department are delighted tio announce a one day Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer Update Meeting. The course is a full day, but has half day registration options. The Registration form is attached. For further details please contact Sophie at conference@bad.org.uk 08:45 - 09:25 R egistration 09:25 - 09:30 I ntroduction P rof Chris Bunker, BAD President

Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer Update Meeting

Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer Update Meeting The BAD Skin Cancer Sub-Committee and the Clinical Services Department are delighted tio announce a one day Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer Update Meeting. The course is a full day, but has half day registration options. The Registration form is attached. For further details please contact Sophie at conference@bad.org.uk 08:45 - 09:25 R egistration 09:25 - 09:30 I ntroduction P rof Chris Bunker, BAD President

Information (7 items)

British Photodermatology Group Position Statements

British Photodermatology Group Position Statements Below you will find BPG's position statements onUltraviolet (UV) emissions and Compact Fluorescent Lights,Phototherapy for skin disease,Photodynamic Therapy, and Sunbeds. Ultraviolet (UV) emissions and Compact Fluorescent Lights Background Legislation in Europe and United States has led to the phasing out of incandescent light bulbs by 2012 and 2014, respectively. Similar legislation has been passed in several other countries. The...

British Photodermatology Group Position Statements on Sun Awareness and Safety

British Photodermatology Group Position Statements on Sun Awareness and Safety Below you will find the British Photodermatology Group's position statments on Skin Photo-Protection, Sun Protection in Schools and Vitamin D. British Photodermatology Group Position Statements Skin Photoprotection Background Excessive exposure to ultraviolet radiation (UVR), particularly from a young age, is the main cause of melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer [1], and also skin ageing. Exposure...

Dermatology Teachers and Trainers

Dermatology Teachers and Trainers This section is dedicated to those who are involved in teaching and/or assessing undergraduates. Handbook for Medical Students and Junior Doctors (2014) This handbook is available as anelectronic copyor hard copy. Hard copies can be ordered free of charge by medical schools or other healthcare organisations based in the UK or Ireland. To place an order, please contact Admin:

Education Resources

Education Resources Handbook for Medical Students and Junior Doctors (2014) This handbook is available as anelectronic copyor hard copy. Hard copies can be ordered free of charge by medical schools or other healthcare organisations based in the UK or Ireland. To place an order, please contact Admin:admin@bad.org.ukproviding the following details: Subject of the email: Dermatology

Non-melanoma skin cancer excision national audit 2014

Non-melanoma skin cancer excision national audit 2014 Reports Final report (Keith et al., Clinical and Experimental Dermatology 2017; 42: 46-53) Interim report - BAD national audit on non-melanoma skin cancer excision 2014 (June 2015) Graphs and summaries (PowerPoint file) Email invitation to all UK working members (this audit is now closed) Dear member, This is the first official BAD national audit on non-melanoma skin cancer excision, designed and

Non-melanoma skin cancer excision national re-audit 2016

Non-melanoma skin cancer excision national re-audit 2016 Interim report NMSC excision and completeness of histopathology reporting - a national clinical re-audit (Interim report, July 2018) A national clinical re-audit by the British Association of Dermatologists and Royal College of Pathologists Graphs and summaries (PowerPoint file) Email invitation to all UK working members (this audit is now closed) 1st February 2016 Dear member, Following 2014's national audit of completeness...

Skin Cancer

Skin Cancer This section contains information about skin cancer, sunscreens, Sun Awareness, the literature you can order from us, and more: There are two main categories of skin cancer - melanoma and non-melanoma. Melanoma (also known as 'malignant melanoma') is less common than non-melanoma cancers, but is the most dangerous. Non-melanoma skin cancers are mainly comprised of 'Basal Cell Carcinoma' (BCC) and 'Squamous Cell Carcinoma' (SCC). BCC is the most common and the least dangerous....

Patient Resource (9 items)

5-Fluorouracil cream

5-Fluorouracil cream 5-FU cream is a treatment that selectively destroys sun-damaged cells in the skin whilst retaining the normal healthy skin cells. It has been in use for more than 50 years. 5-FU cream will induce inflammation in the skin. This will consist of redness, soreness, oozing, crusts and scabs. After completing the treatment course this reaction will settle over a few weeks. Sometimes your doctor may recommend using a steroid cream to help settle the inflammation more quickly....

Bowen's disease (SCC in situ)

Bowen's disease (SCC in situ) Cox NH, Eedy DJ, Morton CA. Guidelies for management of Bowen's disease: 2006 update. Br J Dermatol 2007; 156: 11-21. Cox NH, Eedy DJ, Morton CA. Guidelines for management of Bowen's disease. Br J Dermatol 1999; 141: 633-41.

Bowen's disease (squamous cell carcinoma in situ)

Bowen's disease (squamous cell carcinoma in situ) Squamous cell carcinoma in situ, often called Bowen's disease, is a growth of cancerous cells that is confined to the outer layer of the skin. It is not a serious condition, and its importance rests on the fact that, very occasionally, it can progress into an invasive skin cancer known as squamous cell carcinoma (see Patient Information Leaflet on Squamous Cell Carcinoma for further information). For this reason, dermatologists usually treat,...

Cryotherapy

Cryotherapy The term 'cryotherapy' literally means 'treatment using low temperature' and refers to the removal of skin lesions by freezing them. The most common product used by doctors is liquid nitrogen. CRYOTHERAPY What are the aims of this leaflet? This leaflet has been written to help you understand more about cryotherapy. It tells you what cryotherapy is, what is involved and what the potential side effects are. What is cryotherapy? The term 'cryotherapy' literally means...

Imiquimod cream

Imiquimod cream Imiquimod is a cream that when applied to the skin activates the immune system to recognise abnormal cells and causes inflammation which removes them. In the UK, two strengths of Imiquimod cream are available, a 5% cream (trade name Aldara(r)) and a 3.75% cream (Zyclara (r)). IMIQUIMOD CREAM Photodynamic therapy

Photodynamic therapy Photodynamic therapy (PDT) is a technique for treating skin cancers and sun-damaged skin which might one day turn cancerous (pre-cancers). In PDT, a special light activates a cream, which was applied to the lesion (affected area of skin). This treatment kills the abnormal cells in the skin. PHOTODYNAMIC THERAPY What are the aims of this leaflet? This leaflet has been written to help you understand more about photodynamic therapy - what it is, what is involved, what...

Skin cancer - information for patients with an organ transplant

Skin cancer - information for patients with an organ transplant This leaflet has been written to help you understand the risk of developing skin cancer after receiving an organ transplant. It explains the importance of early detection and treatment of skin cancers. It describes the main types of precancerous and cancerous skin growths, how you can reduce the risk of getting skin cancer, and how skin cancer can be treated. INFORMATION ABOUT SKIN CANCER FOR PATIENTS WITH AN ORGAN TRANSPLANT ...

Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC)

Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) A squamous cell carcinoma is a type of skin cancer. There are two main types of skin cancer: melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer. Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is a non-melanoma skin cancer (NMSC), and the second most common type of skin cancer in the UK. NMSC accounts for 20% of all cancers and 90% of all skin cancers. SCC accounts for 23% of all NMSC. SQUAMOUS CELL CARCINOMA What are the aims of this leaflet? This leaflet has been written to help you...

Squamous cell carcinoma in situ (Bowen's disease)

Squamous cell carcinoma in situ (Bowen's disease) British Association of Dermatologists' guidelines for the management of squamous cell carcinoma in situ (Bowen's disease) 2014. Morton CA, Birnie AJ, Eedy DJ. Br J Dermatol 2014; 170: 245-260.

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