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Spot On Podcast by MSCAN

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The Spot On Podcast gives you a baseline understanding and knowledge about skin cancer, and helps navigate you through that journey ahead through diagnosis and treatment. The Spot On Podcast is brought to you by the Melanoma & Skin Cancer Advocacy Network (MSCAN) - who are providing a new, innovative approach to tackle Australia’s national cancer. MSCAN engages with Australia’s leading clinicians, researchers and advocates with the aim of increasing the knowledge of those affected by a diagnosis. For more information about the advocacy work going on to help Australia get skin serious, check out mscan.org.au

The Spot On Podcast gives you a baseline understanding and knowledge about skin cancer, and helps navigate you through that journey ahead through diagnosis and treatment. The Spot On Podcast is brought to you by the Melanoma & Skin Cancer Advocacy Network (MSCAN) - who are providing a new, innovative approach to tackle Australia’s national cancer. MSCAN engages with Australia’s leading clinicians, researchers and advocates with the aim of increasing the knowledge of those affected by a diagnosis. For more information about the advocacy work going on to help Australia get skin serious, check out mscan.org.au

Location:

Australia

Description:

The Spot On Podcast gives you a baseline understanding and knowledge about skin cancer, and helps navigate you through that journey ahead through diagnosis and treatment. The Spot On Podcast is brought to you by the Melanoma & Skin Cancer Advocacy Network (MSCAN) - who are providing a new, innovative approach to tackle Australia’s national cancer. MSCAN engages with Australia’s leading clinicians, researchers and advocates with the aim of increasing the knowledge of those affected by a diagnosis. For more information about the advocacy work going on to help Australia get skin serious, check out mscan.org.au

Language:

English


Episodes

08 - Patient Stories: Diagnosed with advanced melanoma; Professor Alan Cooper, Professor Georgina Long (featuring Deb Knight)

12/9/2021
Welcome to Season 2 of the Spot On podcast. In Season 1, we focused on the fundamentals of skin cancer, interviewing some of Australia's leading clinicians on the topic. In this season, we're focused more on the human side of a diagnosis. MSCAN is thrilled to have renowned journalist Deborah Knight involved and interviewing patients about their journey with skin cancer and the road ahead. In this episode you will hear from Professor Alan Cooper; a Clinical Dermatologist himself, who was...

Duration:00:20:57

07 - Patient Stories: Diagnosed with skin cancer; Deborah Hutton (featuring Deb Knight)

12/9/2021
Welcome to Season 2 of the Spot On podcast. In Season 1, we focused on the fundamentals of skin cancer, interviewing some of Australia's leading clinicians on the topic. In this season, we're focused more on the human side of a diagnosis. MSCAN is thrilled to have renowned journalist Deborah Knight involved and interviewing patients about their journey with skin cancer and the road ahead. In this episode, Deb speaks with Deborah Hutton, who has publicly shared her experiences with skin...

Duration:00:20:06

05 - Patient Stories: Diagnosed with advanced melanoma; Jarryd Roughead, Dr Donna Milne (featuring Deb Knight)

11/30/2021
Welcome to Season 2 of the Spot On podcast. In Season 1, we focused on the fundamentals of skin cancer, interviewing some of Australia's leading clinicians on the topic. In this season, we're focused more on the human side of a diagnosis. MSCAN is thrilled to have renowned journalist Deborah Knight involved and interviewing patients about their journey with skin cancer and the road ahead. In this episode you will hear from Jarryd Roughead who faced a diagnosis of advanced melanoma, and Dr...

Duration:00:24:35

06 - Patient Stories: Diagnosed with advanced melanoma; Doug Phayer, Dr Trish Terrill (featuring Deb Knight)

11/30/2021
Welcome to Season 2 of the Spot On podcast. In Season 1, we focused on the fundamentals of skin cancer, interviewing some of Australia's leading clinicians on the topic. In this season, we're focused more on the human side of a diagnosis. MSCAN is thrilled to have renowned journalist Deborah Knight involved and interviewing patients about their journey with skin cancer and the road ahead. In this episode you will hear from Doug Phayer, who has bravely faced non-melanoma skin cancer and Dr...

Duration:00:28:38

01 - The Fundamentals & Treatment of Early Stage Melanoma, Associate Professor Victoria Mar & Professor John Thompson AO

8/29/2021
Overview: In this episode, we cover the fundamentals and treatment of early stage melanoma. Speakers: Associate Professor Victoria Mar is the Director of the Victorian Melanoma Service at The Alfred Hospital in Melbourne, and Adjunct Associate Professor at the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University. She is a board member of the Australian and New Zealand Melanoma Trials Group and the Skin and Cancer Foundation. She has authored and co-authored a number of...

Duration:00:27:46

02 - Advanced Melanoma, Professor Grant McArthur & Associate Professor David Gyorki

8/29/2021
Overview: In this episode, we learn about advanced melanoma; in particular stage III and IV melanoma, and the different kinds of gene mutations and why they are important. Later in the episode we will talk about different treatment options for melanoma. Speakers: Professor Grant McArthur is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and holds a Ph.D. in Medical Biology. He is the Executive Director of the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre and inaugural Lorenzo Galli...

Duration:00:28:16

03 - Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer (NMSC), Associate Professor Chris Baker AM

8/29/2021
Overview: In this episode, we learn about Non Melanoma Skin Cancers (NMSC). What are the types of NMSC, what are the factors that contribute to having one, how are they detected and what are the treatment options? Speaker: Associate Professor Chris Baker AM is the Director of Dermatology at St. Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne. Associate Professor Baker trained at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne and St. Thomas’ Hospital, London. He is a fellow of the Australasian College of Dermatologists...

Duration:00:23:12

04 - Clinical Trials in Skin Cancer, Professor Mark Shackleton & Dr Megan Lyle

8/29/2021
Overview: In this episode we learn what a clinical trial is, how they are developed and why they are so important. We also learn about participating in clinical trials, factors to consider and what the process is to get involved. Speakers: Prof Mark Shackleton is the Director of Oncology at Alfred Health, a Professor of Oncology at Monash University, a Victorian Cancer Agency Clinical Research Fellow and Chair of Melanoma and Skin Cancer Trials Ltd. After training in medical oncology and...

Duration:00:34:00

Introducing: The Spot On Podcast

8/9/2021
2 out of 3 Australians will be diagnosed with skin cancer by the age of 70. In Australia there are over 1 million GP visits per year due to skin cancer. And skin cancer accounts for 80% of newly diagnosed cancers. We have the highest incidence of skin cancer in the world. So it’s time for Australia to get skin serious about our national cancer. The Spot On Podcast is a free resource that helps answer all the questions you have about skin cancer, and gives you the knowledge and support...

Duration:00:01:58