Victoria J Mar

MBBS, FACD, PhD, Director, Victorian Melanoma Service, Alfred Hospital, Vic; Adjunct Associate Professor, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Vic

Reduced melanoma referrals during COVID-19 lockdown

As the COVID-19 pandemic has reduced face-to-face medical consultations, reduced diagnoses of thin melanomas and delayed presentations of thick melanomas were anticipated.

Diagnosis and management of cutaneous melanoma

Clinical trials evaluating the impact of sentinel node biopsy, completion lymph node dissection and adjuvant medical therapies on patient outcomes have changed practice significantly.

Australian general practitioners’ attitudes and knowledge of sentinel lymph node biopsy in melanoma management

These findings will inform the development, dissemination and evaluation of education strategies to improve knowledge of sentinel lymph node biopsy and lead to better patient outcomes.