Along with fever, dry cough and shortness of breath, COVID-19 has been associated with a wide range of symptoms, but the disease’s cutaneous manifestations have not been widely discussed. Now, early reports from Italy and Thailand indicate that skin rash might be another symptom of COVID-19.
BULK BILLING*****NO FEES FOR SKIN CHECK OR PROCEDURE DURING THE CORONA-VIRUS PANDEMIC
Supporting our patient through COVID-19
The Lalor Skin Cancer provide for the diagnosis ,treatment and ongoing care of patient affected by skin cancer
This essential service includes ,but is not restricted to:
Diagnosis and treatment of melanoma and other high-risk skin cancers
Unfortunately, the rates of skin cancer do not alter during a viral pandemic, so it is important that we continue our duty of care and management of other health issues during this period
We are following all Government recommendations and advise the following :
Our clinics have implemented all COVID-19 precautionary protocols to ensure the health and safety of our staff, doctors and patients
Testing for melanoma with a blood sample could save hundreds of lives each year by detecting cancer cells in the body before they spread.
Research finds blood test accurate in almost 80 per cent of melanoma patients
Larger trials needed before wider use
Australia has one of the highest rates of skin cancer in the world
Currently, the most effective way to detect melanoma is by examining the skin and taking a biopsy.
A blood test could pick up the cancer much sooner — allowing for earlier treatment and much better chances of survival.