A C Halpern

Summary

Affiliation: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Standardized positioning of patients (poses) for whole body cutaneous photography
    Allan C Halpern
    Dermatology Service, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 49:593-8. 2003
  2. pmc Clinical and dermoscopic stability and volatility of melanocytic nevi in a population-based cohort of children in Framingham school system
    Alon Scope
    Dermatology Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10022, USA
    J Invest Dermatol 131:1615-21. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Vitamin D: a clinical perspective
    Allan C Halpern
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Pigment Cell Melanoma Res 26:5-8. 2013
  4. pmc Functional polymorphisms in the promoter regions of MMP2 and MMP3 are not associated with melanoma progression
    Javier Cotignola
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    J Negat Results Biomed 6:9. 2007
  5. pmc Matrix Metalloproteinase-9 (MMP-9) polymorphisms in patients with cutaneous malignant melanoma
    Javier Cotignola
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    BMC Med Genet 8:10. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Awareness of, knowledge of and attitudes to nonmelanoma skin cancer (NMSC) and actinic keratosis (AK) among physicians
    Allan C Halpern
    Dermatology Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Int J Dermatol 43:638-42. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Awareness, knowledge and attitudes to non-melanoma skin cancer and actinic keratosis among the general public
    Allan C Halpern
    Dermatology Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Int J Dermatol 44:107-11. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Role of dermatologists in treating melanoma
    Allan C Halpern
    Dermatology Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10022, USA
    J Natl Compr Canc Netw 4:695-702. 2006
  9. 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
  10. pmc Dermoscopic patterns and subclinical melanocytic nests in normal-appearing skin
    A Scope
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10022, USA
    Br J Dermatol 160:1318-21. 2009

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Publications98

  1. ncbi request reprint Standardized positioning of patients (poses) for whole body cutaneous photography
    Allan C Halpern
    Dermatology Service, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 49:593-8. 2003
    ..The resulting set of poses is presented as a first step toward the increased standardization of dermatologic WBP...
  2. pmc Clinical and dermoscopic stability and volatility of melanocytic nevi in a population-based cohort of children in Framingham school system
    Alon Scope
    Dermatology Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10022, USA
    J Invest Dermatol 131:1615-21. 2011
    ..In conclusion, the relative stability of dermoscopic pattern of individual nevi in the face of the overall volatility of nevi during adolescence suggests that specific dermoscopic patterns may represent distinct biological nevus subsets...
  3. doi request reprint Vitamin D: a clinical perspective
    Allan C Halpern
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Pigment Cell Melanoma Res 26:5-8. 2013
    ..It further reasons that it is unadvisable to recommend intentional limited sun exposure as a source of vitamin D...
  4. pmc Functional polymorphisms in the promoter regions of MMP2 and MMP3 are not associated with melanoma progression
    Javier Cotignola
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    J Negat Results Biomed 6:9. 2007
    ..Functional polymorphisms in MMP genes' promoter regions may modulate the risk for melanoma progression...
  5. pmc Matrix Metalloproteinase-9 (MMP-9) polymorphisms in patients with cutaneous malignant melanoma
    Javier Cotignola
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    BMC Med Genet 8:10. 2007
    ..Some polymorphisms are known to influence gene expression, protein activity, stability, and interactions, and they were shown to be associated with certain tumor phenotypes and cancer risk...
  6. ncbi request reprint Awareness of, knowledge of and attitudes to nonmelanoma skin cancer (NMSC) and actinic keratosis (AK) among physicians
    Allan C Halpern
    Dermatology Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Int J Dermatol 43:638-42. 2004
    ..Approximately 80% of NMSCs are basal cell carcinoma (BCC) and 20% are squamous cell carcinoma (SCC). Actinic keratosis (AK) is a precancerous lesion that may develop into SCC...
  7. ncbi request reprint Awareness, knowledge and attitudes to non-melanoma skin cancer and actinic keratosis among the general public
    Allan C Halpern
    Dermatology Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Int J Dermatol 44:107-11. 2005
    ..Objectives To establish the awareness, knowledge and attitudes of the general public to NMSC and provide an overview on their level of understanding and knowledge of preventative measures...
  8. ncbi request reprint Role of dermatologists in treating melanoma
    Allan C Halpern
    Dermatology Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10022, USA
    J Natl Compr Canc Netw 4:695-702. 2006
    ..In this context, dermatologists contribute significantly to the formation, administration, and implementation of multidisciplinary melanoma programs...
  9. 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...
  10. pmc Dermoscopic patterns and subclinical melanocytic nests in normal-appearing skin
    A Scope
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10022, USA
    Br J Dermatol 160:1318-21. 2009
    ..Dermoscopic patterns of normal-appearing skin have received little scrutiny. We have recently completed an analysis of dermoscopic patterns of naevi in children...
  11. doi request reprint The "ugly duckling" sign: agreement between observers
    Alon Scope
    Dermatology Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 160 E 53rd St, New York, NY 10022, USA
    Arch Dermatol 144:58-64. 2008
    ..To assess whether multiple observers can identify the same pigmented lesion(s) as being different from a patient's other moles ("ugly duckling" [UD] sign) and to explore whether the UD sign is sensitive for melanoma detection...
  12. doi request reprint Melanoma early detection
    Vitaly Terushkin
    Dermatology Service, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 160 East 53rd Street, New York, NY 10022, USA
    Hematol Oncol Clin North Am 23:481-500, viii. 2009
    ..In this article, the current state of these efforts is reviewed...
  13. ncbi request reprint Morphologic features of melanocytes, pigmented keratinocytes, and melanophages by in vivo confocal scanning laser microscopy
    K J Busam
    Department of Pathology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Mod Pathol 14:862-8. 2001
    ..This technique sets a new paradigm for noninvasive quasihistologic examination of pigmented lesions in vivo and merits further evaluation for diagnostic use...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. doi request reprint Agreement on the clinical diagnosis and management of cutaneous squamous neoplasms
    Vitaly Terushkin
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10022, USA
    Dermatol Surg 36:1514-20. 2010
    ..Diagnostic accuracy and preferred therapeutic strategies for actinic keratoses (AKs) and squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) have significant public health implications...
  20. pmc Cross-sectional analysis of the dermoscopic patterns and structures of melanocytic naevi on the back and legs of adolescents
    M Fonseca
    Dermatology Service, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 16 E 60th Street, New York, NY, 10022, U S A
    Br J Dermatol 173:1486-93. 2015
    ..Few studies have investigated the anatomical site prevalence of melanocytic naevi categorized using dermoscopy...
  21. 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...
  22. doi request reprint One-year follow-up of dermoscopy education on the ability of medical students to detect skin cancer
    L L Chen
    Dermatology Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10022, USA
    Dermatology 226:267-73. 2013
    ..Learning skin cancer detection skills is important, yet many medical schools lack a standardized skin cancer examination (SCE) curriculum...
  23. doi request reprint Clinical and dermoscopic characteristics of new naevi in adults: results from a cohort study
    S A Oliveria
    Department of Dermatology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 160 East 53rd Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY, 10022, U S A
    Br J Dermatol 169:848-53. 2013
    ..Naevogenesis is a process known to occur throughout life. To date, investigators have made conclusions about new naevi in adults based on results of cross-sectional studies...
  24. 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)...
  25. pmc Genetic factors associated with naevus count and dermoscopic patterns: preliminary results from the Study of Nevi in Children (SONIC)
    I Orlow
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY, 10065, U S A
    Br J Dermatol 172:1081-9. 2015
    ..Melanocytic naevi are an important risk factor for melanoma. Naevi with distinct dermoscopic patterns can differ in size, distribution and host pigmentation characteristics...
  26. 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...
  27. ncbi request reprint Correlation of dermoscopy with in vivo reflectance confocal microscopy of streaks in melanocytic lesions
    Alon Scope
    Dermatology Service, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 160 E 53rd St, New York, NY 10022, USA
    Arch Dermatol 143:727-34. 2007
    ..To analyze dermoscopically identified streaks by direct correlation with features visualized on reflectance confocal microscopy (RCM)...
  28. ncbi request reprint Classification and prevalence of pigmented lesions in patients with total-body photographs at high risk of developing melanoma
    Kavita Menon
    Dermatology Service, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10022, USA
    J Cutan Med Surg 10:85-91. 2006
    ..The classification of many pigmented lesions is not well defined, and an association with melanoma has not been established...
  29. ncbi request reprint Correlation of dermoscopic structures of melanocytic lesions to reflectance confocal microscopy
    Alon Scope
    Dermatology Service, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10022, USA
    Arch Dermatol 143:176-85. 2007
    ..To determine the utility of reflectance confocal microscopy (RCM) in the in vivo evaluation of dermoscopic structures of melanocytic lesions...
  30. 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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  31. doi request reprint Current and emerging technologies in melanoma diagnosis: the state of the art
    Estee L Psaty
    Department of Dermatology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 160 East 53rd Street, New York, NY 10022, USA
    Clin Dermatol 27:35-45. 2009
    ..We anticipate that multimodal systems that combine different imaging technologies will further improve our ability to detect, at the bedside, melanoma at an earlier stage...
  32. doi request reprint Melanocytic naevi with globular and reticular dermoscopic patterns display distinct BRAF V600E expression profiles and histopathological patterns
    M A Marchetti
    Dermatology Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 160 East 53rd Street, 2nd Floor, New York, 10022, NY, U S A
    Br J Dermatol 171:1060-5. 2014
    ..BRAF (v-raf murine sarcoma viral oncogene homologue B) V600E mutations have been detected with high frequency in melanocytic naevi. Few studies have stratified analyses by naevus dermoscopic pattern...
  33. ncbi request reprint Detection of clinically amelanotic malignant melanoma and assessment of its margins by in vivo confocal scanning laser microscopy
    K J Busam
    Department of Pathology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Ave, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Arch Dermatol 137:923-9. 2001
    ..Near-infrared confocal scanning laser microscopy (CSLM) represents a novel imaging technique for in vivo microscopic analysis of skin lesions, including pigmented lesions...
  34. pmc Confocal mosaicing microscopy in skin excisions: a demonstration of rapid surgical pathology
    D S Gareau
    Dermatology Service, Room 230, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 160 East 53rd Street, New York, NY 10022, USA
    J Microsc 233:149-59. 2009
    ..Confocal mosaicing presently requires 9 min, instead of 20-45 min per excision for preparing frozen histology, and thus may provide a means for rapid pathology-at-the-bedside to expedite and guide surgery...
  35. doi request reprint Use of and beliefs about total body photography and dermatoscopy among US dermatology training programs: an update
    Vitaly Terushkin
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10022, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 62:794-803. 2010
    ..Total body photography (TBP) and dermatoscopy are imaging techniques used to treat patients with pigmented lesions...
  36. 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...
  37. doi request reprint The most common challenges in melanoma diagnosis and how to avoid them
    Ashfaq A Marghoob
    Dermatology Service, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10022, USA
    Australas J Dermatol 50:1-13; quiz 14-5. 2009
    ..In this review we describe seven clinical scenarios that represent challenges in melanoma diagnosis and discuss potential strategies for avoiding the errors that commonly give rise to those scenarios...
  38. doi request reprint Skin reactions to the new biologic anticancer drugs
    Patricia L Myskowski
    Dermatology Service, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA
    Curr Opin Support Palliat Care 3:294-9. 2009
    ..To review the clinical presentation and management of cutaneous side effects of some of the new targeted anticancer therapies...
  39. ncbi request reprint Differences between polarized light dermoscopy and immersion contact dermoscopy for the evaluation of skin lesions
    Cristiane Benvenuto-Andrade
    Dermatology Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Arch Dermatol 143:329-38. 2007
    ..To evaluate dermoscopic features and patterns of skin lesions by using conventional and polarized light dermoscopy (PD)...
  40. ncbi request reprint Age- and site-specific variation in the dermoscopic patterns of congenital melanocytic nevi: an aid to accurate classification and assessment of melanocytic nevi
    Lily Changchien
    Dermatology Service, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 160 E 53rd St, Second Floor, New York, NY 10022, USA
    Arch Dermatol 143:1007-14. 2007
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Management of cutaneous melanoma: a public health and individual patient care perspective
    Steven Q Wang
    Dermatology Division, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 160 East 53rd St, New York, NY 10022, USA
    Adv Dermatol 23:81-98. 2007
    ....
  42. pmc Study of Nevi in Children (SONIC): baseline findings and predictors of nevus count
    Susan A Oliveria
    Dermatology Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10022, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:41-53. 2009
    ..041), and often and always (RR = 1.32, 95% CI: 1.13, 1.54; P = 0.001) were associated with increased number of nevi. Identifying factors that predict the development of nevi will improve primary prevention efforts during early life...
  43. ncbi request reprint Cutaneous adverse reactions to therapeutic monoclonal antibodies for cancer
    Patricia L Myskowski
    Dermatology Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 160 East 53rd Street, New York, NY 10022, USA
    Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 8:63-8. 2008
    ..As the use of these agents becomes more widespread, the recognition and management of these skin reactions becomes an increasingly important part of patient care...
  44. 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...
  45. ncbi request reprint Reflectance confocal microscopy of pigmented basal cell carcinoma
    Anna Liza Chan Agero
    Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10022, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 54:638-43. 2006
    ..Reflectance confocal microscopy (RCM) is a high-resolution imaging tool for in vivo noninvasive evaluation of skin lesions...
  46. ncbi request reprint Treatment of dysplastic nevi with 5% imiquimod cream, a pilot study
    Stephen W Dusza
    Dermatology Service, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10022, USA
    J Drugs Dermatol 5:56-62. 2006
    ....
  47. 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...
  48. ncbi request reprint Melanoma or pigmented basal cell carcinoma: a clinical-pathologic correlation with dermoscopy, in vivo confocal scanning laser microscopy, and routine histology
    Carlos A Charles
    Dermatology Service, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Skin Res Technol 8:282-7. 2002
    ..The purpose of this report was to demonstrate the potential application of CSLM as an aid in the diagnosis of a pigmented skin lesion that is clinically suspicious for melanoma...
  49. ncbi request reprint Congenital melanocytic nevi: treatment modalities and management options
    Ashfaq A Marghoob
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Semin Cutan Med Surg 22:21-32. 2003
    ..Organizational flow diagrams are presented to help clinicians in managing patients with different sized congenital melanocytic nevi...
  50. 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...
  51. 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...
  52. ncbi request reprint Use of dynamic telepathology in Mohs surgery: a feasibility study
    Kishwer S Nehal
    Dermatology Service and Department of Pathology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Dermatol Surg 28:422-6. 2002
    ..Telepathology is an emerging technology for remote pathology consultation and diagnosis...
  53. 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...
  54. 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...
  55. ncbi request reprint Number of satellite nevi as a correlate for neurocutaneous melanocytosis in patients with large congenital melanocytic nevi
    Ashfaq A Marghoob
    Dermatology Section, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Arch Dermatol 140:171-5. 2004
    ..Patients with LCMN on the posterior axis or in conjunction with many satellite melanocytic nevi seem to represent subgroups at greatest risk...
  56. ncbi request reprint Instruments and new technologies for the in vivo diagnosis of melanoma
    Ashfaq A Marghoob
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10022, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 49:777-97; quiz 798-9. 2003
    ..They should also be familiar with the basic technology behind these instruments and should recognize the potential benefits and limitations inherent in each...
  57. ncbi request reprint Clinicopathological features of and risk factors for multiple primary melanomas
    Cristina R Ferrone
    Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    JAMA 294:1647-54. 2005
    ..The incidence of multiple primary melanomas ranges from 1.3% to 8.0% in large retrospective reviews; however, the impact of certain risk factors is not understood...
  58. ncbi request reprint In vivo confocal scanning laser microscopy of a series of congenital melanocytic nevi suggestive of having developed malignant melanoma
    Ashfaq A Marghoob
    Dermatology Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 11788, USA
    Arch Dermatol 141:1401-12. 2005
    ..To determine the utility of confocal scanning laser microscopy (CSLM) in the in vivo evaluation of congenital melanocytic nevi (CMNs) that are suggestive of having developed melanoma...
  59. 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
    ....
  60. 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...
  61. ncbi request reprint Treatment of primary miliary osteoma cutis with incision, curettage, and primary closure
    J F Altman
    Dermatology Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, NewYork, NY, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 44:96-9. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: This surgical technique offers a simple but effective method for removal of multiple bony fragments in primary miliary osteoma cutis with minimal side effects...
  62. ncbi request reprint Congenital melanocytic nevi: treatment modalities and management options
    Ashfaq A Marghoob
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Semin Cutan Med Surg 26:231-40. 2007
    ..Organizational flow diagrams are presented to help clinicians in managing patients with different sized congenital melanocytic nevi...
  63. ncbi request reprint Confocal reflectance mosaicing of basal cell carcinomas in Mohs surgical skin excisions
    Yogesh G Patel
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 160 East 53rd Street, Dermatology Service, Floor 2, New York, New York 10022, USA
    J Biomed Opt 12:034027. 2007
    ..However, infiltrative and sclerosing BCCs tend to be obscured within the surrounding bright dermis. The mosaicing method currently requires 9 min, and thus may expedite Mohs surgery...
  64. ncbi request reprint Asymptomatic neurocutaneous melanocytosis in patients with large congenital melanocytic nevi: a study of cases from an Internet-based registry
    Anna Liza C Agero
    Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10022, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 53:959-65. 2005
    ..We sought to determine prevalence of asymptomatic NCM, and current application of MRI as a screening tool...
  65. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and management of stage I/II melanoma
    Lynne A Lamb
    Department of Internal Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Ave, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Semin Oncol Nurs 19:22-31. 2003
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint Level of confidence in diagnosis: clinical examination versus dermoscopy examination
    Cristiane Benvenuto-Andrade
    Dermatology Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10022, USA
    Dermatol Surg 32:738-44. 2006
    ..Confidence is an important factor in decision making and may influence patient care...
  67. ncbi request reprint The association between large congenital melanocytic naevi and cutaneous melanoma: preliminary findings from an Internet-based registry of 379 patients
    Vivian S K Ka
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Dermatology Section, 160 East 53rd Street, New York, NY 10022, USA
    Melanoma Res 15:61-7. 2005
    ..This information will help to formulate appropriate decisions concerning the management of patients with LCMN...
  68. ncbi request reprint Detection of intraepidermal malignant melanoma in vivo by confocal scanning laser microscopy
    K J Busam
    Departments of Pathology, Dermatology Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Ave, NY 10021, USA
    Melanoma Res 12:349-55. 2002
    ..Thus, the application of CSLM represents a new tool for non-invasive screening of intraepidermal pigmented lesions in vivo and offers the opportunity to bring histopathological analysis to the bedside...
  69. ncbi request reprint In vivo reflectance confocal microscopy imaging of melanocytic skin lesions: consensus terminology glossary and illustrative images
    Alon Scope
    Dermatology Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10022, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 57:644-58. 2007
    ..Reflectance confocal microscopy (RCM) has been used for over 10 years for in vivo skin imaging. However, to date no standard RCM terminology has been published...
  70. doi request reprint A single-institution validation of the AJCC staging system for stage IV melanoma
    Heather B Neuman
    Gastric and Mixed Tumor Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Ave, Room H1221, New York, NY, 10065, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:2034-41. 2008
    ..We sought to validate the current AJCC staging system in a contemporary, prospectively collected cohort of patients and explore additional factors that may influence prognosis...
  71. ncbi request reprint Staged excision for lentigo maligna and lentigo maligna melanoma: A retrospective analysis of 117 cases
    Carole Hazan
    Department of Dermatology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10022, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 58:142-8. 2008
    ..Complete surgical excision for lentigo maligna (LM) and LM melanoma (LMM) in the head and neck region may be challenging because of potential significant subclinical extension...
  72. ncbi request reprint Early melanoma diagnosis: a success story that leaves room for improvement
    Allan C Halpern
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA
    Curr Opin Oncol 19:109-15. 2007
    ..Early diagnosis has the greatest potential for short-term impact on melanoma mortality. We highlight recent trends in early melanoma detection and address the related challenges and opportunities...
  73. ncbi request reprint In vivo reflectance confocal microscopy of mycosis fungoides: A preliminary study
    Anna Liza C Agero
    Dermatology Service, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10022, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 57:435-41. 2007
    ..Mycosis fungoides (MF) is a diagnostic challenge, frequently needing multiple and sequential biopsies to establish the diagnosis...
  74. ncbi request reprint Randomized double-blind trial of prophylactic oral minocycline and topical tazarotene for cetuximab-associated acne-like eruption
    Alon Scope
    Dermatology Service and Gastrointestinal Oncology Service, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10022, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:5390-6. 2007
    ..To evaluate the ability of either oral minocycline, topical tazarotene or both, to reduce or prevent cetuximab-related acneiform rash when administered starting on day 1 of cetuximab therapy...
  75. ncbi request reprint Total body skin imaging as an aid to melanoma detection
    Allan C Halpern
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Semin Cutan Med Surg 22:2-8. 2003
    ..We highlight the technical and clinical considerations relevant to implementation of TBSI in clinical practice...
  76. doi request reprint A prospective randomized trial of topical pimecrolimus for cetuximab-associated acnelike eruption
    Alon Scope
    Dermatology Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10022, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 61:614-20. 2009
    ..Clinical trials addressing the acneiform rash associated with epidermal growth factor receptor inhibitors are lacking...
  77. doi request reprint Imaging techniques for the in vivo diagnosis of melanoma
    Azadeh Esmaeili
    Dermatology Service, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10022, USA
    Semin Cutan Med Surg 27:2-10. 2008
    ....
  78. doi request reprint Reply to: A Phase 2 Randomised Controlled Trial of Nicotinamide for Skin Cancer Chemoprevention in Renal Transplant Recipients
    O Yélamos
    Dermatology Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
    Br J Dermatol . 2016
    ..This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved...
  79. 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...
  80. ncbi request reprint Cutaneous side-effects in cancer patients treated with the antiepidermal growth factor receptor antibody C225
    K J Busam
    Department of Pathology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Br J Dermatol 144:1169-76. 2001
    ..Conclusions Our findings support the concept that p27Kip1 plays a part in the in vivo regulation of follicular and epidermal homeostasis by EGFR...
  81. ncbi request reprint Agminated acquired melanocytic nevi of the common and dysplastic type
    Jennifer W Bragg
    Department of Medicine, Lenox Hill Hospital, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 52:67-73. 2005
    ..Further studies of similar cases using microdissection techniques for analysis of loss of heterozygosity pattern are warranted...
  82. 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
    ....
  83. ncbi request reprint Dermatologic side effects associated with the epidermal growth factor receptor inhibitors
    Anna Liza C Agero
    Dermatology Service, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 55:657-70. 2006
    ..Secondary adverse reactions seen with anti-EGFR therapy include xerosis, pruritus, paronychia, hair abnormality, and mucositis...
  84. ncbi request reprint The National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention: a report
    Susan Boiko
    National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention, New York, NY, USA
    J Drugs Dermatol 2:180-2. 2003
  85. ncbi request reprint Dual mode reflectance and fluorescence confocal laser scanning microscopy for in vivo imaging melanoma progression in murine skin
    Yanyun Li
    Dermatology Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10022, USA
    J Invest Dermatol 125:798-804. 2005
    ..Combined reflectance/fluorescence in vivo confocal laser scanning microscopy holds significant promise for studies of tumor progression in murine skin...
  86. doi request reprint Estimated equivalency of vitamin D production from natural sun exposure versus oral vitamin D supplementation across seasons at two US latitudes
    Vitaly Terushkin
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10022, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 62:929.e1-9. 2010
    ..The relationship between oral vitamin D supplementation and cutaneous photosynthesis is not well understood...
  87. ncbi request reprint Bringing histology to the bedside
    Allan C Halpern
    Dermatology Service, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    J Invest Dermatol 124:viii-ix. 2005
  88. 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...
  89. 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...
  90. ncbi request reprint Dermoscopy of pigmented skin lesions: results of a consensus meeting via the Internet
    Giuseppe Argenziano
    Department of Dermatology, Second University of Naples, Italy
    J Am Acad Dermatol 48:679-93. 2003
    ..There is a need for better standardization of the dermoscopic terminology in assessing pigmented skin lesions...
  91. 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...
  92. 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
  93. ncbi request reprint Confocal scanning laser reflectance microscopy: why bother?
    Ashfaq A Marghoob
    Arch Dermatol 141:212-5. 2005
  94. ncbi request reprint Melanoma of childhood and adolescence
    Alon Scope
    Cutis 77:13-4. 2006
  95. ncbi request reprint Skin squamous cell cancer: the time is right for greater involvement of the medical oncologist
    David G Pfister
    J Clin Oncol 25:1953-4. 2007
  96. doi request reprint Technology in Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery. Introduction
    Ashish C Bhatia
    Semin Cutan Med Surg 27:1. 2008
  97. doi request reprint Biopsy rates in patients with and without total body photography
    Ashfaq A Marghoob
    J Am Acad Dermatol 58:894-5. 2008
  98. ncbi request reprint P gene as an inherited biomarker of human eye color
    Timothy R Rebbeck
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:782-4. 2002
    ..001), or the combination of both variants (P = 0.003). These results suggest that P gene, in part, determines normal phenotypic variation in human eye color and may therefore represent an inherited biomarker of cutaneous cancer risk...

Research Grants1

  1. THE FRAMINGHAM SCHOOL STUDY OF NEVI IN CHILDREN: SONIC II
    Allan Halpern; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..And, they will permit education of clinicians about the changes that routinely occur in nevi in adolescence which, in turn, should lead to a reduction of the large number of unnecessary nevus excisions in this age group. ..