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Teledermatology for suspected skin cancers

Patient education

Created 2017.



Note: sun protection involves in order of importance:

  • Behaviour - best to stay indoors or fully shaded during Sun Protection. Alert hours (daylight saving time, varies with latitude and season: published by MetService with weather reports).
  • Covering up - broad-brimmed hat, and wear densely - woven fabric with long sleeves, long trousers/skirt.
  • Sunscreens - broad-spectrum, water-resistant, SPF 50 + product applied thickly and frequently.

Topical treatment options

Surgical treatment options

See smartphone apps to check your skin.
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