Affiliation: Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
- What features do patients notice that help to distinguish between benign pigmented lesions and melanomas?: the ABCD(E) rule versus the seven-point checklistWendy Liu
Victorian Melanoma Service, The Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
Melanoma Res 15:549-54. 2005..Such features therefore deserve emphasis in public education campaigns. Medical professionals should also remember to seek a history of change in assessing pigmented skin lesions...
- Rate of growth in melanomas: characteristics and associations of rapidly growing melanomasWendy Liu
Victorian Melanoma Service, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
Arch Dermatol 142:1551-8. 2006..To investigate the spectrum of growth rates in melanomas and to identify clinical associations of rapidly growing melanomas...
- Distinct clinical and pathological features are associated with the BRAF(T1799A(V600E)) mutation in primary melanomaWendy Liu
Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
J Invest Dermatol 127:900-5. 2007..Although implicated in the control of the cell cycle, the BRAF(T1799A) mutation is associated with a lower rate of tumor proliferation...
- Mutations in KIT occur at low frequency in melanomas arising from anatomical sites associated with chronic and intermittent sun exposureDespina Handolias
Research Division Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, St Andrews Place, East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Pigment Cell Melanoma Res 23:210-5. 2010..In the remaining cohort, 43% had chronically sun damaged skin. This report confirms that within an Australian population, KIT mutations are infrequent in cutaneous melanomas associated with both intermittent and chronic sun exposed skin...