General practice and melanoma management in Australia: controversies and implications for generalist GP training

Cliff Rosendahl and Simon Clark
Med J Aust 2023; 218 (9): . || doi: 10.5694/mja2.51928
Published online: 15 May 2023

Australians should be confident that their generalist GP is trained to an acceptable level of competence in skin cancer diagnostics

In this issue of the MJA, Pandeya and colleagues report their study of a sample of 1683 Queensland adults diagnosed with first melanomas between 2011 and 2019.1 Their article provides an authoritative insight into who treats melanoma in Queensland and how they treat it.

  • 1 The University of Queensland Medical School, the University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD
  • 2 Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
  • 3 The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD


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