M A Weinstock

Summary

Affiliation: Brown University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Tretinoin and the prevention of keratinocyte carcinoma (Basal and squamous cell carcinoma of the skin): a veterans affairs randomized chemoprevention trial
    Martin A Weinstock
    Dermatoepidemiology Unit, VA Medical Center, Providence, Rhode Island 02908, USA
    J Invest Dermatol 132:1583-90. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Patient and referring provider satisfaction with teledermatology
    Martin A Weinstock
    Department of Dermatology, Dermatoepidemiology Unit, Veterans Affairs Medical Center 111D, 830 Chalkstone Avenue, Providence, RI 02908, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 47:68-72. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Cutaneous melanoma: public health approach to early detection
    Martin A Weinstock
    Dermatoepidemiology Unit, V A Medical Center 111D, 830 Chalkstone Avenue, Providence, RI 02908, USA
    Dermatol Ther 19:26-31. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled community trial of the efficacy of a multicomponent stage-matched intervention to increase sun protection among beachgoers
    Martin A Weinstock
    Dermatoepidemiology Unit, VA Medical Center 111D, 830 Chalkstone Avenue, Providence, RI 02908, USA
    Prev Med 35:584-92. 2002
  5. doi request reprint The contribution of nodular subtype to melanoma mortality in the United States, 1978 to 2007
    Waqas R Shaikh
    Dermatoepidemiology Unit, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 830 Chalkstone Ave, Providence, RI 02908 4799, USA
    Arch Dermatol 148:30-6. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Controversies in the public health approach to keratinocyte carcinomas
    M A Weinstock
    Dermatoepidemiology Unit, V A Medical Center Providence, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, USA
    Br J Dermatol 154:3-4. 2006
  7. pmc Quality of life in the actinic neoplasia syndrome: The VA Topical Tretinoin Chemoprevention (VATTC) Trial
    Martin A Weinstock
    Dermatoepidemiology Unit, VA Medical Center, 830 Chalkstone Ave, Medical Service 111D, Providence, RI 02908, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 61:207-15. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Enhancing skin self-examination with imaging: evaluation of a mole-mapping program
    M A Weinstock
    Department of Dermatology, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    J Cutan Med Surg 8:1-5. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Reliability of assessment and circumstances of performance of thorough skin self-examination for the early detection of melanoma in the Check-It-Out Project
    Martin A Weinstock
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Prev Med 38:761-5. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Progress and prospects on melanoma: the way forward for early detection and reduced mortality
    Martin A Weinstock
    Dermatoepidemiology Unit, Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Department of Dermatology, Rhode Island Hospital and Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02908, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 12:2297s-2300s. 2006

Research Grants

  1. SKIN SELF EXAMINATION FOR EARLY DETECTION OF MELANOMA
    Martin Weinstock; Fiscal Year: 2002
  2. Efficacy of Web-based Training in Skin Cancer Triage
    Martin Weinstock; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications73

  1. doi request reprint Tretinoin and the prevention of keratinocyte carcinoma (Basal and squamous cell carcinoma of the skin): a veterans affairs randomized chemoprevention trial
    Martin A Weinstock
    Dermatoepidemiology Unit, VA Medical Center, Providence, Rhode Island 02908, USA
    J Invest Dermatol 132:1583-90. 2012
    ..The only quality of life difference was worse symptoms in the tretinoin group at 12 months after randomization. This trial in high-risk patients demonstrates that high-dose topical tretinoin is ineffective at reducing risk of KCs...
  2. ncbi request reprint Patient and referring provider satisfaction with teledermatology
    Martin A Weinstock
    Department of Dermatology, Dermatoepidemiology Unit, Veterans Affairs Medical Center 111D, 830 Chalkstone Avenue, Providence, RI 02908, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 47:68-72. 2002
    ..Teledermatology has become more widely used, but its impact has not been clearly elucidated. We developed a teledermatology program in response to clinical need, based on the store-and-forward approach...
  3. ncbi request reprint Cutaneous melanoma: public health approach to early detection
    Martin A Weinstock
    Dermatoepidemiology Unit, V A Medical Center 111D, 830 Chalkstone Avenue, Providence, RI 02908, USA
    Dermatol Ther 19:26-31. 2006
    ..Together, patients and clinicians can improve early detection to reduce melanoma-related mortality...
  4. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled community trial of the efficacy of a multicomponent stage-matched intervention to increase sun protection among beachgoers
    Martin A Weinstock
    Dermatoepidemiology Unit, VA Medical Center 111D, 830 Chalkstone Avenue, Providence, RI 02908, USA
    Prev Med 35:584-92. 2002
    ..Skin cancer is about as common as all other cancers combined and is preventable by sun protection. The most intense sun exposures often occur on the beach, so we chose this setting to test an intervention to affect sun protection behaviors...
  5. doi request reprint The contribution of nodular subtype to melanoma mortality in the United States, 1978 to 2007
    Waqas R Shaikh
    Dermatoepidemiology Unit, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 830 Chalkstone Ave, Providence, RI 02908 4799, USA
    Arch Dermatol 148:30-6. 2012
    ..To gain insight into reducing melanoma mortality by examining epidemiologic trends by subtype with emphasis on the contribution of each subtype to melanoma-related death...
  6. ncbi request reprint Controversies in the public health approach to keratinocyte carcinomas
    M A Weinstock
    Dermatoepidemiology Unit, V A Medical Center Providence, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, USA
    Br J Dermatol 154:3-4. 2006
    ..Ultimately, our aim is to reduce mortality and morbidity from these cancers, and to that end several large-scale trials of public health interventions have been conducted that may help point the way forward...
  7. pmc Quality of life in the actinic neoplasia syndrome: The VA Topical Tretinoin Chemoprevention (VATTC) Trial
    Martin A Weinstock
    Dermatoepidemiology Unit, VA Medical Center, 830 Chalkstone Ave, Medical Service 111D, Providence, RI 02908, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 61:207-15. 2009
    ..Keratinocyte carcinomas (KCs) are the most common malignancies of the skin. As lesions have a low mortality rate, understanding quality-of-life (QoL) factors is necessary in their management...
  8. ncbi request reprint Enhancing skin self-examination with imaging: evaluation of a mole-mapping program
    M A Weinstock
    Department of Dermatology, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    J Cutan Med Surg 8:1-5. 2004
    ..To enhance early detection of melanoma with thorough skin self-examination, we have enrolled patients in a mole-mapping program that uses digital imaging of the skin...
  9. ncbi request reprint Reliability of assessment and circumstances of performance of thorough skin self-examination for the early detection of melanoma in the Check-It-Out Project
    Martin A Weinstock
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Prev Med 38:761-5. 2004
    ..Thorough skin self-examination (TSSE) has substantial potential to reduce melanoma mortality by early detection...
  10. ncbi request reprint Progress and prospects on melanoma: the way forward for early detection and reduced mortality
    Martin A Weinstock
    Dermatoepidemiology Unit, Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Department of Dermatology, Rhode Island Hospital and Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02908, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 12:2297s-2300s. 2006
    ..Early detection has not yet reached its full potential effect on the public health problem of melanoma and is poised to further reduce melanoma mortality...
  11. doi request reprint Topical tretinoin therapy and all-cause mortality
    Martin A Weinstock
    Dermatoepidemiology Unit, VA Medical Center, 111D, 830 Chalkstone Ave, Providence, RI 02908, USA
    Arch Dermatol 145:18-24. 2009
    ....
  12. pmc Melanoma early detection with thorough skin self-examination: the "Check It Out" randomized trial
    Martin A Weinstock
    Dermatoepidemiology Unit, VA Medical Center Providence, Brown University, 830 Chalkstone Avenue, Providence, RI 02908, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:517-24. 2007
    ..Monthly thorough skin self-examination (TSSE) is an important practice for early melanoma detection that is performed by a small minority of the population...
  13. ncbi request reprint Reliability of counting actinic keratoses before and after brief consensus discussion: the VA topical tretinoin chemoprevention (VATTC) trial
    M A Weinstock
    Dermatoepidemiology Unit, Veterans Affairs Medical Center 111D, 830 Chalkstone Ave, Providence, RI 02908 4799
    Arch Dermatol 137:1055-8. 2001
    ..To assess the reliability of counts of actinic keratoses (AKs) and the effect of a brief joint discussion of discrepancies on that reliability...
  14. ncbi request reprint Thorough skin examination for the early detection of melanoma
    M A Weinstock
    Dermatoepidemiology Unit, VA Medical Center, Rhode Island Hospital and Brown University, Providence 02908 4799, USA
    Am J Prev Med 17:169-75. 1999
    ..We sought to evaluate the extent to which the general public has their skin examined by themselves, their partners, or health care providers and the frequency of these examinations...
  15. pmc Twenty-year trends in the reported incidence of mycosis fungoides and associated mortality
    M A Weinstock
    Dermatoepidemiology Unit, VA Medical Center, Providence, RI 02908 4799, USA
    Am J Public Health 89:1240-4. 1999
    ..Patterns of mycosis fungoides incidence and associated mortality in the United States were evaluated...
  16. ncbi request reprint Do sunscreens increase or decrease melanoma risk: an epidemiologic evaluation
    M A Weinstock
    Dermatoepidemiology Unit, VA Medical Center, Providence, Rhode Island 02908 4799, USA
    J Investig Dermatol Symp Proc 4:97-100. 1999
    ..The latter may require another decade or more of experience with sunscreen use...
  17. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with thorough skin self-examination for the early detection of melanoma
    R A Martin
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 21:1074-81. 2007
    ..Regular thorough skin self-examination (TSSE) has potential for detecting melanoma early and reducing melanoma mortality...
  18. doi request reprint Association of ACE inhibitors and angiotensin receptor blockers with keratinocyte cancer prevention in the randomized VATTC trial
    Jennifer B Christian
    Department of Community Health, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 100:1223-32. 2008
    ..We evaluated associations between use of angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors and of angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs) and keratinocyte cancer incidence in a population at high risk of the disease...
  19. ncbi request reprint Nonmelanoma skin cancer mortality (1988-2000): the Rhode Island follow-back study
    Kevan G Lewis
    Dermatoepidemiology Unit, Veterans Affairs Medical Center 111D, 830 Chalkstone Avenue, Providence, RI 02908, USA
    Arch Dermatol 140:837-42. 2004
    ..To estimate (1) the magnitude of and the components and factors associated with nonmelanoma skin cancer (NMSC) mortality and (2) the proportion of deaths misclassified as NMSC...
  20. ncbi request reprint Second lymphomas and other malignant neoplasms in patients with mycosis fungoides and Sezary syndrome: evidence from population-based and clinical cohorts
    Kathie P Huang
    Department of Dermatology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Arch Dermatol 143:45-50. 2007
    ..To assess risks for developing second malignancies in patients with mycosis fungoides or S├ęzary syndrome...
  21. pmc The impact of the basic skin cancer triage curriculum on provider's skin cancer control practices
    R Mikkilineni
    Departoepidemiology Unit, VA Medical Center, Providence, RI 02908, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 16:302-7. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: The study results suggest that the BSCT curriculum may be a useful tool in increasing the practice of skin cancer control measures by primary care providers...
  22. ncbi request reprint Death from skin cancer among the elderly: epidemiological patterns
    M A Weinstock
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and the Department of Dermatology, Rhode Island Hospital and Brown University, Providence 02908 4799, USA
    Arch Dermatol 133:1207-9. 1997
    ..Melanoma has been the focus of early detection efforts of skin cancer because it is the leading cause of death from skin disorders...
  23. ncbi request reprint The power and limitations of pharmacogenetic epidemiology
    Kate Lapane
    Brown Medical School Community Health, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    J Invest Dermatol 127:1851-2. 2007
    ..2001). Disentangling why this occurs is complex, and two new disciplines are likely to make headway in furthering our understanding of these phenomena...
  24. pmc Relationship of treatment delay with surgical defect size from keratinocyte carcinoma (basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma of the skin)
    Melody J Eide
    Department of Community Health, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    J Invest Dermatol 124:308-14. 2005
    ..2; 95% CI 2.5-15.5). All but provider specialty were independent predictors of delay. Attention to processes of care delivery for KC may have a greater impact on morbidity than efforts are earlier detection by the public...
  25. ncbi request reprint Incidence of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma in the United States, 1973-2002
    Vincent D Criscione
    Dermatoepidemiology Unit 111D, VA Medical Center, 830 Chalkstone Ave, Providence, RI 02908 4799, USA
    Arch Dermatol 143:854-9. 2007
    ..To describe incidence trends for cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL) in the United States...
  26. pmc Components of a successful intervention for monthly skin self-examination for early detection of melanoma: the "Check It Out" trial
    Katherine B Lee
    Dermatoepidemiology Unit, VA Medical Center, Providence, Rhode Island 02908, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 58:1006-12. 2008
    ..Application of this research will benefit from determining the most important interventions for promoting TSSE...
  27. ncbi request reprint Association of UV index, latitude, and melanoma incidence in nonwhite populations--US Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program, 1992 to 2001
    Melody J Eide
    Department of Community Health, Brown University, USA
    Arch Dermatol 141:477-81. 2005
    ..To estimate the association between UV index, latitude, and melanoma incidence in different racial and ethnic populations in a high-quality national data set...
  28. ncbi request reprint The first 15 years of the American Academy of Dermatology skin cancer screening programs: 1985-1999
    Alan C Geller
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 48:34-41. 2003
    ..The purpose of this analysis is to investigate the risk factors, access to dermatologic services, and screening results of participants in AAD-sponsored programs during the first 15 years that this service was available to the US public...
  29. doi request reprint Body satisfaction effect on thorough skin self-examination
    Patricia Markham Risica
    Institute for Community Health Promotion, Brown University, Department of Community Health, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:68-72. 2008
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Public health challenges in sun protection
    Melody J Eide
    Departments of Dermatology and Community Health, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Dermatol Clin 24:119-24. 2006
    ..In this article, the controversies, concerns, and challenges of sunscreen use as it relates to public health are discussed...
  31. ncbi request reprint Comparison of sun protection behaviors among physicians and patients
    Christopher N Sciamanna
    Department of Community Health, Brown University School of Medicine, Miriam Hospital, Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Coro Building, Suite 500, One Hoppin Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Am J Health Promot 16:319-22, ii. 2002
    ..There was no statistically significant difference in the frequency or number of sun protection behaviors utilized...
  32. doi request reprint Melanoma is up: are we up to this challenge?
    Kachiu C Lee
    Dermatoepidemiology Unit, VA Medical Center, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02908, USA
    J Invest Dermatol 129:1604-6. 2009
    ..Neither is commonly practiced now, but both are required for effective early detection. Evidence regarding benefits, harms, and costs of melanoma screening will help in securing widespread endorsement of these activities...
  33. pmc Overview of ultraviolet radiation and cancer: what is the link? How are we doing?
    M A Weinstock
    Dermatoepidemiology Unit, VA Medical Center, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 103:251-4. 1995
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Angiocentric T-cell lymphoma presenting as lethal midline granuloma
    P Y Lee
    Dermatoepidemiology Unit, VA Medical Center, Providence, RI 02908 4799, USA
    Int J Dermatol 36:419-27. 1997
    ..The prognosis is poor. Aggressive therapy such as bone marrow transplantation should be considered early in the course...
  35. pmc The association of physician-specialty density and melanoma prognosis in the United States, 1988 to 1993
    Melody J Eide
    Department of Community Health, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 60:51-8. 2009
    ..Studies suggest physician workforce may influence cancer outcomes...
  36. doi request reprint Melanoma thickness trends in the United States, 1988-2006
    Vincent D Criscione
    Department of Dermatology, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02908 4799, USA
    J Invest Dermatol 130:793-7. 2010
    ..Continued improvement and new methods of screening, especially among demographics with higher incidence of thick tumors, is necessary...
  37. doi request reprint Actinic keratoses: Natural history and risk of malignant transformation in the Veterans Affairs Topical Tretinoin Chemoprevention Trial
    Vincent D Criscione
    Dermatoepidemiology Unit, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Providence, Rhode Island 02908 4799, USA
    Cancer 115:2523-30. 2009
    ..The authors of this report studied a high-risk population to estimate the risk of progression of AK to SCC and to basal cell carcinoma (BCC) and the risk of spontaneous regression of untreated AKs...
  38. ncbi request reprint Trends in nonmelanoma skin cancer mortality rates in the United States, 1969 through 2000
    Kevan G Lewis
    Dermatoepidemiology Unit, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Brown Medical School Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02908, USA
    J Invest Dermatol 127:2323-7. 2007
    ..These results suggest that greater emphasis could be placed on reducing mortality from genital NMSC while continuing to stress reduction of excess sun exposure...
  39. ncbi request reprint Reliability of the histopathologic diagnosis of keratinocyte carcinomas
    Jared Jagdeo
    Dermatoepidemiology Unit, Providence Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Providence, RI 02908, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 57:279-84. 2007
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Descriptive epidemiology of dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans in the United States, 1973 to 2002
    Vincent D Criscione
    Dermatoepidemiology Unit, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Department of Dermatology, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02908 4799, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 56:968-73. 2007
    ..The epidemiology of dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP) has not been studied in detail...
  41. ncbi request reprint Indoor ultraviolet tanning: what the data do and do not show regarding risk of melanoma and keratinocyte malignancies
    Martin A Weinstock
    Department of Dermatology, Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    J Natl Compr Canc Netw 8:867-72; quiz 873. 2010
    ..This article presents the epidemiologic and mechanistic data relevant to the safety considerations for indoor tanning...
  42. doi request reprint Demographic and socioeconomic predictors of melanoma prognosis in the United States
    Melody J Eide
    Department of Community Health, Brown University, Center for Gerontology and Healthcare Research, Providence, RI, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 20:227-45. 2009
    ..Neighborhood sociodemographic variables were predictive of melanoma prognosis, and suggest an important direction for targeting public health efforts to reach those in at-risk communities...
  43. ncbi request reprint Scientific and regulatory issues related to indoor tanning
    Henry W Lim
    Department of Dermatology, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 51:781-4. 2004
  44. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy and obstetrical outcomes in pseudoxanthoma elasticum
    L Bercovitch
    Department of Dermatology, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    Br J Dermatol 151:1011-8. 2004
    ..Much of the earlier literature on pregnancy in PXE contained reports of severe complications, leading some healthcare providers to advise women with PXE against becoming pregnant and some women with PXE to avoid pregnancy...
  45. doi request reprint Mortality of bullous skin disorders from 1979 through 2002 in the United States
    Jessica Risser
    Dermatoepidemiology Unit, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Mail Stop 111D, 830 Chalkstone Ave, Providence, RI 02908, USA
    Arch Dermatol 145:1005-8. 2009
    ..To identify and analyze trends in bullous disease mortality from 1979 through 2002 in the United States...
  46. ncbi request reprint The impact of the basic skin cancer triage curriculum on providers' skills, confidence, and knowledge in skin cancer control
    Radha Mikkilineni
    Department of Community Health, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Prev Med 34:144-52. 2002
    ..We sought to evaluate the effect of a 2-h, Basic Skin Cancer Triage (BSCT) curriculum in overcoming these barriers...
  47. ncbi request reprint Keratinocyte carcinoma
    Michael R Albert
    Department of Dermatology, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 53:292-302. 2003
    ..Here we review epidemiologic data and strategies for prevention, diagnosis, and clinical management of KC...
  48. ncbi request reprint Public health messages regarding skin cancer
    Martin A Weinstock
    Dermatoepidemiology Unit, V A Medical Center Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    J Invest Dermatol 123:xvii-xix. 2004
  49. ncbi request reprint Adjuvant high-dose interferon therapy for high-risk melanoma
    Neal Ready
    Brown University School of Medicine and Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Providence, RI, USA
    Arch Dermatol 139:1635-7. 2003
  50. ncbi request reprint Practicing evidence-based dermatology: a short guide
    David A Barzilai
    Department of Dermatology, Brown University, 593 Eddy Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Skinmed 6:122-7. 2007
    ..Incorporating EBM to bring the best current evidence into our field can be mastered with practice and a commitment to apply the process daily...
  51. ncbi request reprint Adjuvant local irradiation for Merkel cell carcinoma
    Kevan G Lewis
    Department of Dermatology, Brown Medical School, and Dermatoepidemiology Unit, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Providence, RI, USA
    Arch Dermatol 142:693-700. 2006
    ..To determine the effect of adjuvant local irradiation on (1) disease recurrence and (2) survival rates in Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC)...
  52. ncbi request reprint The burden of skin diseases: 2004 a joint project of the American Academy of Dermatology Association and the Society for Investigative Dermatology
    David R Bickers
    Department of Dermatology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 55:490-500. 2006
    ..2 billion dollars. Including the economic burden on quality of life, the total economic burden of skin disease to the US public in 2004 was approximately 96 billion dollars...
  53. ncbi request reprint Skin cancer prevention and detection--melanoma and beyond
    Katharine B Cordova
    University of Arizona Medical School, USA
    Med Health R I 88:92-5. 2005
  54. ncbi request reprint Re: A prospective study of pigmentation, sun exposure, and risk of cutaneous malignant melanoma in women
    DeAnn Lazovich
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:335; author reply 337-8. 2004
  55. ncbi request reprint Use of tanning devices and risk of basal cell and squamous cell skin cancers
    Margaret R Karagas
    Department of Community and Family Medicine and the Norris Cotton Cancer Center, Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 94:224-6. 2002
    ..They highlight the need to further evaluate the potential risks of BCC and SCC that are associated with tanning lamp exposure and the appropriate public health response...
  56. ncbi request reprint The use of mole-mapping diagrams to increase skin self-examination accuracy
    Victoria Chiu
    Department of Dermatology, Brown Medical School
    J Am Acad Dermatol 55:245-50. 2006
    ..Monthly skin self-examination (SSE) is associated with reduced incidence of advanced melanoma, but SSE is prone to error in detecting early changes of melanoma...
  57. ncbi request reprint Development and reliability of a brief skin cancer risk assessment tool
    Karen Glanz
    Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, 1960 East West Road, Biomed C 105, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    Cancer Detect Prev 27:311-5. 2003
    ..57-0.99) were fair to good, as were correlation coefficients. The BRAT has acceptable to good reproducibility. Reliability statistics compared favorably with those reported in the literature for similar measures...
  58. ncbi request reprint Melanoma: a current overview
    John C Kawaoka
    Brown Medical School, USA
    Med Health R I 87:128-31. 2004
  59. doi request reprint The struggle for primary prevention of skin cancer
    Martin A Weinstock
    Am J Prev Med 34:171-2. 2008
  60. ncbi request reprint Summer sunburn and sun exposure among US youths ages 11 to 18: national prevalence and associated factors
    Kourtney J Davis
    Worldwide Epidemiology, GlaxoSmithKline, Inc, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA
    Pediatrics 110:27-35. 2002
    ....
  61. ncbi request reprint Sunlight, tanning booths, and vitamin D
    Henry W Lim
    Department of Dermatology at Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 52:868-76. 2005
  62. ncbi request reprint Use of indoor tanning sunlamps by US youth, ages 11-18 years, and by their parent or guardian caregivers: prevalence and correlates
    Vilma E Cokkinides
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research and Cancer Control, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, USA
    Pediatrics 109:1124-30. 2002
    ..Population-based data on the prevalence and correlates of this activity is important in the evaluation of potential public health interventions for skin cancer prevention...
  63. ncbi request reprint ABCD, ABCDE, and ABCCCDEEEEFNU
    Martin A Weinstock
    Arch Dermatol 142:528. 2006
  64. ncbi request reprint Sun protective behaviors and sunburn experiences in parents of youth ages 11 to 18
    Cheryll J Cardinez
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, National Home Office, 1599 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30329 4251, USA
    Prev Med 41:108-17. 2005
    ..Recent studies suggest that parental sun protective behaviors and communication influence their adolescents. However, there is limited information on sun protection for parents of adolescents...
  65. ncbi request reprint Tanning and vitamin D status
    Martin A Weinstock
    Am J Clin Nutr 82:707; author reply 707-8. 2005
  66. pmc Promoting sun safety among US Postal Service letter carriers: impact of a 2-year intervention
    Joni A Mayer
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego 92123, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:559-65. 2007
    ..We examined whether US Postal Service letter carriers who received a sun safety intervention would wear wide-brim hats and sunscreen significantly more often than those who did not receive the intervention...
  67. ncbi request reprint Sun-safe practices in U.S. youth and their parents: role of caregiver on youth sunscreen use
    Vilma E Cokkinides
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, USA
    Am J Prev Med 26:147-51. 2004
    ..There is a limited understanding of the social influences, such as the role of parents on youth sun-safe practices, that may reduce the risk of developing skin cancer later in life...
  68. ncbi request reprint Conceptual issues in measuring the burden of skin diseases
    Mary Margaret Chren
    J Investig Dermatol Symp Proc 9:97-100. 2004
  69. ncbi request reprint Addition of dermoscopy to conventional naked-eye examination in melanoma screening: a randomized study
    Paolo Carli
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Am Acad Dermatol 50:683-9. 2004
    ....
  70. ncbi request reprint The Framingham school nevus study: a pilot study
    Susan A Oliveria
    Dermatology Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Arch Dermatol 140:545-51. 2004
    ..evaluate the relationship between host and environmental factors and prevalence of nevi in schoolchildren; and (3). demonstrate the feasibility of conducting a longitudinal study...
  71. ncbi request reprint Dermatoepidemiology
    David A Barzilai
    Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 52:559-73; quiz 574-8. 2005
    ..This article reviews clinical and analytic epidemiology pertinent to reading, interpreting, and critically examining the literature, and presents an overview of evidence-based dermatology as a starting point for further study...
  72. ncbi request reprint Mandatory registration of clinical trials: a major step forward for evidence-based medicine
    Alexa Boer Kimball
    Dermatology Clinical Studies Unit, Massachusetts General and Brigham and Women s Hospitals, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 52:890-2. 2005
  73. ncbi request reprint Innovations and challenges in melanoma: summary statement from the first Cambridge conference
    Michael B Atkins
    Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 12:2291s-2296s. 2006
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Research Grants8

  1. SKIN SELF EXAMINATION FOR EARLY DETECTION OF MELANOMA
    Martin Weinstock; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The knowledge and experiment thus gained will aid the continuing efforts to encourage SSE and reduce melanoma mortality. ..
  2. Efficacy of Web-based Training in Skin Cancer Triage
    Martin Weinstock; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We will also assess self-reported practices and other measures. If this course is found to be efficacious, it will be made freely available on the web, and we will plan efforts to encourage its broad dissemination. ..