Michael E Ming

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Validity of patient self-reported history of skin cancer
    Michael E Ming
    Departments of Dermatology and Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Arch Dermatol 140:730-5. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Identification of high-risk patients among those diagnosed with thin cutaneous melanomas
    Phyllis A Gimotty
    The Melanoma Program of the Abramson Cancer Center, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:1129-34. 2007
  3. pmc Lymphatic invasion revealed by multispectral imaging is common in primary melanomas and associates with prognosis
    Xiaowei Xu
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, and the Melanoma Program of the Abramson Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Hum Pathol 39:901-9. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Biologic and prognostic significance of dermal Ki67 expression, mitoses, and tumorigenicity in thin invasive cutaneous melanoma
    Phyllis A Gimotty
    Melanoma Program of the Abramson Cancer Center, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, 19104, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:8048-56. 2005
  5. pmc Does MC1R genotype convey information about melanoma risk beyond risk phenotypes?
    Peter A Kanetsky
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 6021, USA
    Cancer 116:2416-28. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint The lack of a relationship between atopic dermatitis and nonmelanoma skin cancers
    Michael E Ming
    Department of Dermatology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 423 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 50:357-62. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Variability in nomenclature used for nevi with architectural disorder and cytologic atypia (microscopically dysplastic nevi) by dermatologists and dermatopathologists
    Michael Shapiro
    Department of Dermatology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3600 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 31:523-30. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Thin primary cutaneous malignant melanoma: a prognostic tree for 10-year metastasis is more accurate than American Joint Committee on Cancer staging
    Phyllis A Gimotty
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    J Clin Oncol 22:3668-76. 2004
  9. doi request reprint The search for a chemoprevention agent effective against melanoma: considerations and challenges
    Michael E Ming
    Department of Dermatology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Invest Dermatol 131:1401-3. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Regional nodal metastatic disease is the strongest predictor of survival in patients with thin vertical growth phase melanomas: a case for SLN Staging biopsy in these patients
    Giorgos C Karakousis
    Department of Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 4th Floor Silverstein Building, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:1596-603. 2007

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  1. ncbi request reprint Validity of patient self-reported history of skin cancer
    Michael E Ming
    Departments of Dermatology and Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Arch Dermatol 140:730-5. 2004
    ..To determine the validity of patient self-report of skin cancer history...
  2. ncbi request reprint Identification of high-risk patients among those diagnosed with thin cutaneous melanomas
    Phyllis A Gimotty
    The Melanoma Program of the Abramson Cancer Center, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:1129-34. 2007
    ..However, some develop metastatic disease that is often fatal. We evaluated established prognostic factors to develop classification schemes with better discrimination than current American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) staging...
  3. pmc Lymphatic invasion revealed by multispectral imaging is common in primary melanomas and associates with prognosis
    Xiaowei Xu
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, and the Melanoma Program of the Abramson Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Hum Pathol 39:901-9. 2008
    ..Lymphatic invasion is an underobserved phenomenon in primary melanomas that can be better detected by immunohistochemical staining. The presence of lymphatic invasion may be a clinically useful predictor of regionally metastatic disease...
  4. ncbi request reprint Biologic and prognostic significance of dermal Ki67 expression, mitoses, and tumorigenicity in thin invasive cutaneous melanoma
    Phyllis A Gimotty
    Melanoma Program of the Abramson Cancer Center, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, 19104, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:8048-56. 2005
    ..In this study, we characterized three biomarkers of proliferation (Ki67 expression, dermal mitotic rate [MR], and tumorigenicity) in thin (< or = 1.00 mm) primary cutaneous melanomas and examined their association with prognosis...
  5. pmc Does MC1R genotype convey information about melanoma risk beyond risk phenotypes?
    Peter A Kanetsky
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 6021, USA
    Cancer 116:2416-28. 2010
    ..A study was carried out to describe associations of MC1R variants and melanoma in a US population and to investigate whether genetic risk is modified by pigmentation characteristics and sun exposure measures...
  6. ncbi request reprint The lack of a relationship between atopic dermatitis and nonmelanoma skin cancers
    Michael E Ming
    Department of Dermatology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 423 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 50:357-62. 2004
    ..Very little has been published on whether a relationship exists between atopic dermatitis (AD) and skin cancer...
  7. ncbi request reprint Variability in nomenclature used for nevi with architectural disorder and cytologic atypia (microscopically dysplastic nevi) by dermatologists and dermatopathologists
    Michael Shapiro
    Department of Dermatology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3600 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 31:523-30. 2004
    ..A 1992 National Institutes of Health (NIH) Consensus Conference sought to unify nomenclature and suggested that the term "nevus with architectural disorder" be used along with a comment on melanocytic atypia...
  8. ncbi request reprint Thin primary cutaneous malignant melanoma: a prognostic tree for 10-year metastasis is more accurate than American Joint Committee on Cancer staging
    Phyllis A Gimotty
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    J Clin Oncol 22:3668-76. 2004
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  9. doi request reprint The search for a chemoprevention agent effective against melanoma: considerations and challenges
    Michael E Ming
    Department of Dermatology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Invest Dermatol 131:1401-3. 2011
    ..The study by Curiel-Lewandrowski et al. reported in this issue is an important contribution to the literature, but the final verdict regarding the chemopreventive properties of NSAIDs against melanoma is yet to come...
  10. ncbi request reprint Regional nodal metastatic disease is the strongest predictor of survival in patients with thin vertical growth phase melanomas: a case for SLN Staging biopsy in these patients
    Giorgos C Karakousis
    Department of Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 4th Floor Silverstein Building, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:1596-603. 2007
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  11. ncbi request reprint Are en face frozen sections accurate for diagnosing margin status in melanocytic lesions?
    Victor G Prieto
    Dept of Pathology, Box 85, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 120:203-8. 2003
    ..1282 to 0.6615). If permanent histology is considered the "gold standard" for histologic evaluation, en face frozen sections are not suitable for accurate surgical margin assessment of melanocytic lesions...
  12. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial factors related to the correspondence of recipient and provider perceptions of social support among patients diagnosed with or at risk for malignant melanoma
    Wendy G Lichtenthal
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Health Psychol 8:705-19. 2003
    ..Male partners reported engaging in less emotional expression than female partners. Interventions might incorporate partner participation to resolve misperceptions of support and to foster factors that promote increased support...
  13. ncbi request reprint Eruptive disseminated Spitz nevi
    Ross M Levy
    Department of Dermatology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 57:519-23. 2007
    ..We describe a unique case marked by the eruptive onset of numerous lesions posing considerable diagnostic difficulty...
  14. ncbi request reprint Merkel cell carcinoma
    Michael S Lehrer
    Department of Dermatology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2 Maloney Building, 3600 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Curr Treat Options Oncol 5:195-9. 2004
    ..Adjuvant chemotherapy is offered to high-risk patients with local disease and to patients with metastases. Patients with distant metastases are treated with a combination of salvage chemotherapy and radiation therapy...
  15. ncbi request reprint Association between the anatomic distribution of melanoma and sex
    Lily N Clark
    Department of Dermatology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 56:768-73. 2007
    ..Anatomic distribution of melanoma, thought to be different between men and women, has not been studied in the United States since the 1970s, although lifestyle and clothing habits have changed since then...
  16. ncbi request reprint A rapidly growing nodule and dome-shaped yellow papules on the face
    Monib Zirvi
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Arch Dermatol 141:515-20. 2005
  17. ncbi request reprint Predicting sentinel node status in AJCC stage I/II primary cutaneous melanoma
    Laura L Kruper
    Melanoma Program of the Abramson Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Cancer 107:2436-45. 2006
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  18. ncbi request reprint Melanoma chemoprevention
    Shayla O Francis
    Department of Dermatology, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Aurora, Colorado, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 55:849-61. 2006
    ..The prognosis of advanced melanoma remains extremely poor in spite of treatment advances, emphasizing the importance of exploring additional preventive measures...
  19. ncbi request reprint Predictors of regional nodal disease in patients with thin melanomas
    Giorgos C Karakousis
    Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Abramson Cancer Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 13:533-41. 2006
    ..In this study, we evaluated a large population of patients with thin melanoma from the pre-SLN era to identify predictors of regional nodal disease (RND) that may serve as a surrogate for SLN positivity...
  20. ncbi request reprint Expression of Melan-A and Ki-67 in desmoplastic melanoma and desmoplastic nevi
    Cynthia Kucher
    Department of Pathology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Am J Dermatopathol 26:452-7. 2004
    ..Therefore, we investigated whether immunohistochemical staining for Melan-A and Ki-67 expression can be used to discriminate these lesions, distinguishing between epithelioid and spindle cell compartments of the lesions...
  21. ncbi request reprint Mitotic rate as a predictor of sentinel lymph node positivity in patients with thin melanomas
    Susan B Kesmodel
    Department of Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 12:449-58. 2005
    ..We sought to determine whether mitotic rate (MR) is associated with SLN positivity in thin-melanoma patients and, therefore, whether it may be used to risk-stratify and select patients for LM/SL...
  22. ncbi request reprint Aggressive squamous cell carcinomas in persons infected with the human immunodeficiency virus
    Patricia Nguyen
    Department of Dermatology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Arch Dermatol 138:758-63. 2002
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