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Skin cancer

Skin cancer in general & photoprotection

Solar ultraviolet radiation in Africa: a systematic review and critical evaluation of the health risks and use of photoprotection.
Lucas RM, Norval M, Wright CY.
Photochem Photobiol Sci. 2016 Jan 6;15(1):10-23. doi: 10.1039/c5pp00419e. Epub 2015 Dec 2. Systematic review.

Sun protection beliefs among Hispanics in the US. 
Santiago-Rivas M, Wang C, Jandorf L.
J Skin Cancer. 2014;2014:161960. doi: 10.1155/2014/161960. Epub 2014 Nov 9. Systematic review.

Trends in primary skin cancer prevention among US Hispanics: a systematic review. 
Weiss J, Kirsner RS, Hu S.
J Drugs Dermatol. 2012 May;11(5):580-6. Systematic review.

Squamous cell carcinoma of the nail unit: a retrospective review of 19 cases in Asia and comparative review of Western literature.
Lee TM, Jo G, Kim M, Lee SH, Cho SI, Jo SJ, Mun JH.
Int J Dermatol. 2018 Nov 27. doi: 10.1111/ijd.14306. [Epub ahead of print]. Review.

Comparison of skin cancer incidence in Caucasian and non-Caucasian liver vs. lung transplant recipients: A tale of two regimens.
Cohen BE, Krivitskiy I, Bui S, Forrester K, Kahn J, Barbers R, Ngo B.
Clin Drug Investig. 2018 Nov 23. doi: 10.1007/s40261-018-0732-3. [Epub ahead of print]. Review.

Review of nonmelanoma skin cancer in African Americans, Hispanics, and Asians.
Higgins S, Nazemi A, Chow M, Wysong A.
Dermatol Surg. 2018 May 9. doi: 10.1097/DSS.0000000000001547. [Epub ahead of print]. Review.

Assessing the effectiveness of knowledge-based interventions in increasing skin cancer awareness, knowledge, and protective behaviors in skin of color populations.
Kailas A, Botwin AL, Pritchett EN, Jackson-Richards D, Lewis S, Sadhwani D, Desai SR, Taylor SC.
Cutis. 2017 Oct;100(4):235-240. Review.

The impact of skin colour on human photobiological responses.
Fajuyigbe D, Young AR.
Pigment Cell Melanoma Res. 2016 Jul 25. doi: 10.1111/pcmr.12511. [Epub ahead of print]. Review.

Socioeconomic and ethnic disparities in periocular cutaneous malignancies.
Broadbent T, Bingham B, Mawn L.
Semin Ophthalmol. 2016 Apr 21:0. [Epub ahead of print]. Review.

Oculocutaneous albinism and squamous cell carcinoma of the skin of the head and neck in sub-Saharan Africa. 
Lekalakala PT, Khammissa RA, Kramer B, Ayo-Yusuf OA, Lemmer J, Feller L.
J Skin Cancer. 2015;2015:167847. doi: 10.1155/2015/167847. Epub 2015 Aug 12. Review.

Skin cancer: an African perspective. 
Gohara M.
Br J Dermatol. 2015 Jul;173 Suppl 2:17-21. doi: 10.1111/bjd.13380. Review.

A critical evaluation of the UK SunSmart campaign and its relevance to Black and minority ethnic communities. 
Oyebanjo E, Bushell F.
Perspect Public Health. 2014 May;134(3):144-9. doi: 10.1177/1757913913516288. Epub 2014 Jan 8. Review.

Skin cancer and photoprotection in people of color: a review and recommendations for physicians and the public. 
Agbai ON, Buster K, Sanchez M, Hernandez C, Kundu RV, Chiu M, Roberts WE, Draelos ZD, Bhushan R, Taylor SC, Lim HW.
J Am Acad Dermatol. 2014 Apr;70(4):748-62. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2013.11.038. Epub 2014 Jan 28. Review.

Dermatologic conditions in skin of color: part I. Special considerations for common skin disorders. 
Kundu RV, Patterson S.
Am Fam Physician. 2013 Jun 15;87(12):850-6. Review.

Skin cancer in skin of color: an update on current facts, trends, and misconceptions. 
Battie C, Gohara M, Verschoore M, Roberts W.
J Drugs Dermatol. 2013 Feb;12(2):194-8. Review.

Skin cancer in skin of color. 
Bradford PT.
Dermatol Nurs. 2009 Jul-Aug;21(4):170-7, 206; quiz 178. Review.

Nonmelanoma skin cancer in persons of color. 
Jackson BA.
Semin Cutan Med Surg. 2009 Jun;28(2):93-5. doi: 10.1016/j.sder.2009.04.010. Review.

Skin cancer in individuals of African, Asian, Latin-American, and American-Indian descent: differences in incidence, clinical presentation, and survival compared to Caucasians. 
Byrd-Miles K, Toombs EL, Peck GL.
J Drugs Dermatol. 2007 Jan;6(1):10-6. Review.

Skin cancer in skin of color. 
Gloster HM Jr, Neal K.
J Am Acad Dermatol. 2006 Nov;55(5):741-60; quiz 761-4. Review.

Effect of ethnicity on the risk of developing nonmelanoma skin cancer following long-term PUVA therapy. 
Murase JE, Lee EE, Koo J.
Int J Dermatol. 2005 Dec;44(12):1016-21. Review.

Skin cancer and photoaging in ethnic skin. 
Halder RM, Ara CJ.
Dermatol Clin. 2003 Oct;21(4):725-32, x. Review.




Acral-lentiginous-melanoma-2Acral lentiginous melanoma.
© Waikato District Health Board


Subungual melanoma.
© Waikato District Health Board



Melanoma of the hand and foot: epidemiological, prognostic and genetic features. A systematic review.
Durbec F, Martin L, Derancourt C, Grange F.
Br J Dermatol. 2012 Apr;166(4):727-39. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2133.2011.10772.x. Systematic review.

The Melanocortin 1 receptor and its influence on naevi and melanoma in dark-skinned phenotypes.
Smith DJM.
Australas J Dermatol. 2018 Dec 25. doi: 10.1111/ajd.12982. [Epub ahead of print]. Review.

Diagnosis and management of acral lentiginous melanoma.
Nakamura Y, Fujisawa Y.
Curr Treat Options Oncol. 2018 Jun 27;19(8):42. doi: 10.1007/s11864-018-0560-y. Review.

Melanoma in US Hispanics: recommended strategies to reduce disparities in outcomes.
Harvey VM.
Cutis. 2018 Apr;101(4):243-246. Review.

The epidemiology of cutaneous melanoma in the white and black African population groups in South Africa.
Norval M, Wright CY.
In: Ward WH, Farma JM, editors. Cutaneous Melanoma: Etiology and Therapy [Internet]. Brisbane (AU): Codon Publications; 2017 Dec 21. Review.

Acral melanoma foot lesions. Part 2: clinical presentation, diagnosis, and management.
Desai A, Ugorji R, Khachemoune A.
Clin Exp Dermatol. 2018 Mar;43(2):117-123. doi: 10.1111/ced.13323. Epub 2017 Dec 13. Review.

Acral melanoma foot lesions. Part 1: epidemiology, aetiology, and molecular pathology.
Desai A, Ugorji R, Khachemoune A.
Clin Exp Dermatol. 2017 Dec;42(8):845-848. doi: 10.1111/ced.13243. Epub 2017 Sep 22. Review.

Is UV an etiological factor of acral melanoma?
Liu L, Zhang W, Gao T, Li C.
J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol. 2016 Nov;26(6):539-545. doi: 10.1038/jes.2015.60. Review.

Cutaneous melanoma in Asians.
Kim SY, Yun SJ.Chonnam Med J. 2016 Sep;52(3):185-93. doi: 10.4068/cmj.2016.52.3.185. Epub 2016 Sep 23. Review.

Melanoma disparities among US Hispanics: Use of the social ecological model to contextualize reasons for inequitable outcomes and frame a research agenda.
Harvey VM, Oldfield CW, Chen JT, Eschbach K.J Skin Cancer. 2016;2016:4635740. doi: 10.1155/2016/4635740. Epub 2016 Aug 29. Review.

Histopathological diagnosis of acral lentiginous melanoma in early stages.
Fernandez-Flores A, Cassarino DS.Ann Diagn Pathol. 2016 Aug 20. pii: S1092-9134(16)30100-9. doi: 10.1016/j.anndiagpath.2016.08.005. [Epub ahead of print] Review.

Current data on risk factor estimates does not explain the difference in rates of melanoma between Hispanics and Non-Hispanic whites.
Kamath S, Miller KA, Cockburn MG.
J Skin Cancer. 2016;2016:2105250. doi: 10.1155/2016/2105250. Epub 2016 Mar 22. Review.

Socioeconomic and ethnic disparities in periocular cutaneous malignancies.
Broadbent T, Bingham B, Mawn L.
Semin Ophthalmol. 2016 Apr 21:0. [Epub ahead of print]. Review.

Is UV an etiological factor of acral melanoma? 
Liu L, Zhang W, Gao T, Li C.
J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol. 2015 Oct 14. doi: 10.1038/jes.2015.60. [Epub ahead of print] Review.

Melanoma risk perception and prevention behavior among African-Americans: the minority melanoma paradox. 
Goldenberg A, Vujic I, Sanlorenzo M, Ortiz-Urda S.
Clin Cosmet Investig Dermatol. 2015 Aug 5;8:423-9. doi: 10.2147/CCID.S87645. eCollection 2015. Review.

Melanoma in non-caucasian populations. 
Stubblefield J, Kelly B.
Surg Clin North Am. 2014 Oct;94(5):1115-26, ix. doi: 10.1016/j.suc.2014.07.008. Epub 2014 Aug 19. Review.

Malignant melanoma in pigmented skin: does the current interventional model fit a different clinical, histologic, and molecular entity? 
Alexandrescu DT, Maslin B, Kauffman CL, Ichim TE, Dasanu CA.
Dermatol Surg. 2013 Sep;39(9):1291-303. doi: 10.1111/dsu.12251. Epub 2013 Jun 24. Review.

Acral junctional nevus versus acral lentiginous melanoma in situ: a differential diagnosis that should be based on clinicopathologic correlation. 
Bravo Puccio F, Chian C.
Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2011 Jul;135(7):847-52. doi: 10.1043/2010-0323-RAR.1. Review.

Acral lentiginous melanoma. 
Piliang MP.
Clin Lab Med. 2011 Jun;31(2):281-8. doi: 10.1016/j.cll.2011.03.005. Review.

Cutaneous melanoma: Taiwan experience and literature review. 
Chang JW.
Chang Gung Med J. 2010 Nov-Dec;33(6):602-12. Review.

Melanoma of the feet: misdiagnosed and misunderstood. 
Albreski D, Sloan SB.
Clin Dermatol. 2009 Nov-Dec;27(6):556-63. doi: 10.1016/j.clindermatol.2008.09.014 Review.

Malignant melanoma in African-Americans. 
Kabigting FD, Nelson FP, Kauffman CL, Popoveniuc G, Dasanu CA, Alexandrescu DT.
Dermatol Online J. 2009 Feb 15;15(2):3. Review.

Subungual melanoma: a deceptive disorder. 
Patel GA, Ragi G, Krysicki J, Schwartz RA.
Acta Dermatovenerol Croat. 2008;16(4):236-42. Review.

Controversies in acral lentiginous melanoma. 
Stalkup JR, Orengo IF, Katta R.
Dermatol Surg. 2002 Nov;28(11):1051-9; discussion 1059. Review.

Acral lentiginous melanoma in situ. Discussion. 
Rhodes AR.
Plast Reconstr Surg. 1982 Nov;70(5):617-9. Review.


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