Skin Cancer Clinic
What is a Skin Cancer Clinic?
A Skin Cancer Clinic is a medical practice that performs skin and mole examination, skin cancer treatment and prevention. Doctors working in a Skin Cancer Clinic have a special interest in skin cancer detection and treatment.
Why go to a Skin Cancer Clinic?
Doctors at a Skin Cancer Clinic perform skin cancer checks and treatment on a daily basis and have a special interest in the early detection of skin cancers. The clinic should also have specialised equipment and software systems especially designed for skin cancer detection.
Skin Cancer Clinics should utilize the latest digital technology to assist in the detection of early skin cancers, and may also allow storage of some skin spots for future comparison.
What important things should I find out about the Skin Cancer Clinic?
Skin Cancer Clinics may vary in the quality of service, standard of equipment, and level of expertise in skin cancer detection and treatment. Before making an appointment at a Skin Cancer Clinic, you may want to enquire about:
- Are you being seen by a medically trained doctor at the skin cancer clinic?
- The qualifications of the doctor examining your skin at the skin cancer clinic
- Are they members or fellows of any professional organizations?
- Do they use dermoscopy and imaging technology to assist them in the skin check and diagnosis?
Skin Check WA doctors have been trained in dermoscopy and use a variety of the digital technology to aid in early detection of skin cancers.
Our skin cancer clinic doctors are qualified medical doctors and have undergone specialized training in the area of skin cancer medicine. For more information about our skin cancer clinic doctors, please see Our Doctors.
Do I need a referral to attend a skin cancer clinic?
No, you do not require a referral. If your GP has referred you to us, please bring the referral along.
Is bulk billing available at the skin cancer clinic?
Skin Check WA skin cancer clinic provides bulk billing to aged pensioners, commonwealth senior cardholders and veteran affair cardholders.
Is this skin cancer clinic able to treat advanced skin cancer?
Generally, Skin Check WA skin cancer clinic doctors are able to manage most skin cancer cases onsite in their Perth Clinic.
For complex advanced skin cancers requiring treatment at a hospital, Skin Check WA doctors will co-ordinate your care with specialist dermatologists and plastic surgeons that have a special interest in skin cancer treatment.