S A Oliveria

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Affiliation: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Using nurse practitioners for skin cancer screening: a pilot study
    S A Oliveria
    Department of Medicine, Dermatology Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Am J Prev Med 21:214-7. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Heartburn risk factors, knowledge, and prevention strategies: a population-based survey of individuals with heartburn
    S A Oliveria
    Strang Cancer Prevention Center, Department of Public Health, Weill Medical College, Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Arch Intern Med 159:1592-8. 1999
  3. 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
  4. ncbi request reprint Use of and beliefs about dermoscopy in the management of patients with pigmented lesions: a survey of dermatology residency programmes in the United States
    K S Nehal
    Dermatology Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Melanoma Res 12:601-5. 2002
  5. doi request reprint Dermoscopic patterns of naevi in fifth grade children of the Framingham school system
    A Scope
    Dermatology Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10022, USA
    Br J Dermatol 158:1041-9. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Signs and symptoms of melanoma in older populations
    P J Christos
    Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 53:1044-53. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Clinical and dermoscopic changes in common melanocytic nevi in school children: the Framingham school nevus study
    E A LaVigne
    Dermatology Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10022, USA
    Dermatology 211:234-9. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Complex dermoscopic pattern: a potential risk marker for melanoma
    J B Lipoff
    Dermatology Service, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10022, U S A
    Br J Dermatol 158:821-4. 2008
  9. pmc Skin cancer screening and prevention in the primary care setting: national ambulatory medical care survey 1997
    S A Oliveria
    Department of Medicine, Dermatology Service, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 16:297-301. 2001
  10. pmc Sun exposure and risk of melanoma
    S A Oliveria
    Department of Medicine, Dermatology Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Arch Dis Child 91:131-8. 2006

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Publications37

  1. ncbi request reprint Using nurse practitioners for skin cancer screening: a pilot study
    S A Oliveria
    Department of Medicine, Dermatology Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Am J Prev Med 21:214-7. 2001
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the ability of trained nurse practitioners to accurately identify suspicious lesions in a clinical setting...
  2. ncbi request reprint Heartburn risk factors, knowledge, and prevention strategies: a population-based survey of individuals with heartburn
    S A Oliveria
    Strang Cancer Prevention Center, Department of Public Health, Weill Medical College, Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Arch Intern Med 159:1592-8. 1999
    ..Twenty-five million adults experience heartburn daily. To target individuals for prevention programs, characteristics of persons with heartburn and the associated causes of this condition must first be identified...
  3. 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...
  4. ncbi request reprint Use of and beliefs about dermoscopy in the management of patients with pigmented lesions: a survey of dermatology residency programmes in the United States
    K S Nehal
    Dermatology Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Melanoma Res 12:601-5. 2002
    ..The main reason for not using dermoscopy was a lack of training. Respondents anticipated a future increase in the use of dermoscopy...
  5. doi request reprint Dermoscopic patterns of naevi in fifth grade children of the Framingham school system
    A Scope
    Dermatology Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10022, USA
    Br J Dermatol 158:1041-9. 2008
    ..Childhood is a critical period for naevogenesis...
  6. ncbi request reprint Signs and symptoms of melanoma in older populations
    P J Christos
    Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 53:1044-53. 2000
    ..Further research is necessary to provide a better understanding of the development of melanoma in older populations so that new strategies can be explored to improve early detection in this age group...
  7. ncbi request reprint Clinical and dermoscopic changes in common melanocytic nevi in school children: the Framingham school nevus study
    E A LaVigne
    Dermatology Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10022, USA
    Dermatology 211:234-9. 2005
    ..Nevi are potential precursors of malignant melanoma and are important risk factors for the development of the disease. Childhood may be a critical time for the formation and evolution of nevi...
  8. doi request reprint Complex dermoscopic pattern: a potential risk marker for melanoma
    J B Lipoff
    Dermatology Service, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10022, U S A
    Br J Dermatol 158:821-4. 2008
    ..Dysplastic naevi have repeatedly been shown to be an independent risk factor for melanoma; however, risk estimates vary. Dermoscopy has allowed for more elaborate classification of naevi based on global patterns...
  9. pmc Skin cancer screening and prevention in the primary care setting: national ambulatory medical care survey 1997
    S A Oliveria
    Department of Medicine, Dermatology Service, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 16:297-301. 2001
    ..Strategies to increase skin cancer prevention and screening by family practitioners and internists need to be considered...
  10. pmc Sun exposure and risk of melanoma
    S A Oliveria
    Department of Medicine, Dermatology Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Arch Dis Child 91:131-8. 2006
    ..As skin cancer education programmes directed to children and adolescents continue to expand, an epidemiological basis for these programmes is necessary to target efforts and plan for further evaluation...
  11. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of physical activity and cancer
    S A Oliveria
    Strang Cancer Prevention Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 833:79-90. 1997
    ..It seems reasonable to conclude that exercise, a modifiable risk factor, is beneficial in preventing certain forms of cancer. Public health interventions may hold promise for cancer prevention...
  12. ncbi request reprint The association between cardiorespiratory fitness and prostate cancer
    S A Oliveria
    Strang Cancer Prevention Center, New York, NY, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 28:97-104. 1996
    ..37 (95% CI 0.17-0.79), 0.62 (95% CI 0.27-1.41), and 0.37 (95% CI 0.14-0.98), respectively. The results suggest that cardiorespiratory fitness and physical activity levels may protect against the development of incident prostate cancer...
  13. ncbi request reprint Use of and beliefs about baseline photography in the management of patients with pigmented lesions: a survey of dermatology residency programmes in the United States
    K S Nehal
    Dermatology Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Ave, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Melanoma Res 12:161-7. 2002
    ..Thus baseline photography is currently used in a majority of academic dermatology programmes as an aid in the early detection of melanoma...
  14. ncbi request reprint Study of health outcomes in school children: key challenges and lessons learned from the Framingham Schools' Natural History of Nevi Study
    Alan C Geller
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, DOB 801A, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Sch Health 77:312-8. 2007
    ..We describe the planning, recruitment, key challenges, and lessons learned in the development of a study of the evolution of nevi (moles) among children in a school setting...
  15. ncbi request reprint Adverse events among nursing home residents with Alzheimer's disease and psychosis
    Susan A Oliveria
    EpiSource, Hamden, CT, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 15:763-74. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to quantify rates of adverse events in a high-risk multi-morbid population of institutionalized patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial mediators of a nurse intervention to increase skin self-examination in patients at high risk for melanoma
    Jennifer L Hay
    Behavioral Sciences Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1212-6. 2006
    ..Only self-efficacy was a significant mediator, accounting for 8% of the total effect of photobook enhancement on SSE adherence at 4 months...
  17. doi request reprint Angioedema incidence in US veterans initiating angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors
    Donald R Miller
    Center for Health Quality, Outcomes, and Economic Research, Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital, Bedford, Mass, USA
    Hypertension 51:1624-30. 2008
    ..This study provides a reliable estimate of angioedema incidence associated with ACE use in a diverse nontrial patient population, confirming that the incidence is low, but finding substantial variation by race, sex, and diabetes status...
  18. ncbi request reprint Variation in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of melanoma in situ: a survey of US dermatologists
    Carlos A Charles
    Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10022, USA
    Arch Dermatol 141:723-9. 2005
    ..To assess current practices of US dermatologists regarding the diagnosis, treatment, and management of melanoma in situ (MIS)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Patient experiences with photo books in monthly skin self-examinations
    Deborah L Phelan
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Outpatient Ambulatory Clinic, New York, NY, USA
    Dermatol Nurs 17:109-14. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine patient experiences through patient interview and to learn ways to increase patient compliance and understanding of monthly SSE performance using a photo book...
  20. ncbi request reprint Barriers to hypertension control
    Ann M Borzecki
    Center for Health Quality, Outcomes, and Economic Research, Bedford Veterans Affairs Hospital, Bedford, Mass, USA
    Am Heart J 149:785-94. 2005
  21. ncbi request reprint Student-parent agreement in self-reported sun behaviors
    Stephen W Dusza
    Dermatology Service, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 52:896-900. 2005
    ..We sought to describe agreement between parent proxy and student self-reported sun behaviors and sun protective practices in adolescents aged 10 to 14 years...
  22. pmc Hypertension knowledge, awareness, and attitudes in a hypertensive population
    Susan A Oliveria
    Galt Associates, Inc, New York, NY, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:219-25. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess HTN knowledge, awareness, and attitudes, especially related to SBP in a hypertensive population...
  23. ncbi request reprint Physician-related barriers to the effective management of uncontrolled hypertension
    Susan A Oliveria
    Department of Public Health, Weill Medical College of Cornell University and Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Ave, Box 99, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:413-20. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify barriers to primary care physicians' willingness to increase the intensity of treatment among patients with uncontrolled hypertension...
  24. ncbi request reprint Use of nonphysician health care providers for skin cancer screening in the primary care setting
    Susan A Oliveria
    Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Prev Med 34:374-9. 2002
    ..Nonphysician health care providers are in an optimal position to provide cancer prevention and screening services...
  25. ncbi request reprint Symptoms and signs of primary melanoma: important indicators of Breslow depth
    Benjamin P Negin
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Cancer 98:344-8. 2003
    ..The authors performed a prospective evaluation of the S/S reported by patients who presented at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center with invasive primary melanoma...
  26. ncbi request reprint Adoption of new technologies for early detection of melanoma in dermatologic practice
    Susan A Oliveria
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10022, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 49:955-9. 2003
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  27. doi request reprint Melanoma survivorship: research opportunities
    Susan A Oliveria
    Department of Medicine, Dermatology Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 160 East 53rd Street, New York, NY 10022, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 1:87-97. 2007
    ..Here, we outline the important research opportunities related to the study of melanoma survivorship and summarize the paucity of literature currently available...
  28. ncbi request reprint Skin self-examination in patients at high risk for melanoma: a pilot study
    Deborah L Phelan
    Department of Dermatology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 30:1029-36. 2003
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  29. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of patients in performing skin self-examination and the impact of photography
    Susan A Oliveria
    Dermatology Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Arch Dermatol 140:57-62. 2004
    ..To determine the sensitivity and specificity of skin self-examination (SSE) to detect new and changing moles with and without the aid of baseline digital photographs in patients with dysplastic nevi...
  30. ncbi request reprint Patient adherence to skin self-examination. effect of nurse intervention with photographs
    Susan A Oliveria
    Dermatology Service, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10022, USA
    Am J Prev Med 26:152-5. 2004
    ..All participants had baseline whole-body digital photography as part of their clinical evaluation...
  31. ncbi request reprint Skin cancer prevention and detection by nurses: attitudes, perceptions, and barriers
    Paul J Christos
    Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    J Cancer Educ 19:50-7. 2004
    ..To examine attitudes and perceptions of nurses with respect to skin cancer prevention and detection; to identify barriers to skin cancer prevention and detection by nurses...
  32. ncbi request reprint Treatment and referral patterns for colorectal cancer
    Susan A Oliveria
    Galt Associates, Inc, Sterling, Virginia, USA
    Med Care 42:901-6. 2004
    ..National guidelines recommend adjuvant chemotherapy for colorectal cancer stages III, and IV; however, it has been shown that only 45-55% of these patients receive chemotherapy...
  33. ncbi request reprint Overcoming obstacles to skin cancer examinations and prevention counseling for high-risk patients: results of a national survey of primary care physicians
    Alan C Geller
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Am Board Fam Pract 17:416-23. 2004
    ..However, little research has attempted to identify the major obstacles to performing a skin cancer examination and recommending prevention practices...
  34. ncbi request reprint Differential associations of beta-blockers with hemorrhagic events for chronic heart failure patients on warfarin
    Dan R Berlowitz
    The Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research, Bedford VA Hospital, Bedford, MA 01730, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 15:799-807. 2006
    ..We examined how different beta-blockers vary in their associated risk of a hemorrhagic event...
  35. ncbi request reprint Skin cancer coverage in a national newspaper: a teachable moment
    Maureen K Heneghan
    Dermatology Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10022, USA
    J Cancer Educ 22:99-104. 2007
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  36. ncbi request reprint Barriers to the initiation of, and persistence with, insulin therapy
    Susan A Oliveria
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 23:3105-12. 2007
    ..Many patients with Type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) delay and/or discontinue the use of insulin. This study determined patient-perceived barriers to the initiation of, and persistence with, insulin therapy...
  37. ncbi request reprint Use of cyclo-oxygenase 2 inhibitors (COX-2) and prescription non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) in UK and USA populations. Implications for COX-2 cardiovascular profile
    Felix M Arellano
    Risk Management Resources, LLC Bridgewater, NJ 08807, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 15:861-72. 2006
    ..COX-2 and NSAIDS differ in their gastrointestinal (GI) and cardiovascular (CV) toxicity from pharmacological, clinical and epidemiologic point of views...