The aim of skin cancer screening is to detect skin cancers at the earliest possible stage to enable prompt treatment.
Unlike some skin cancer clinics, all skin cancer screening at Ballarat Specialist Skin Cancer Centre is performed by the Dermatologist themselves to ensure the best possible skin examination.
Skin cancer screening involves taking a thorough history and examination of the patient. The use of a Dermatoscope during the examination process improves the early detection of skin cancer, and reduces the need to undertake the excision of benign skin lesions.
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