Centre of Evidence Based Dermatology

Skin of Colour Resource

 

Skin cancer
 

Skin cancer in general & photoprotection
 

Dermoscopic features of neoplasms in skin of color: A review. Ezenwa E, Stein JA, Krueger L. Int J Womens Dermatol. 2021 Jan 19;7(2):145-151. doi: 10.1016/j.ijwd.2020.11.009. eCollection 2021 Mar. PMID: 33937480 Free PMC article. Review.

Photoprotection according to skin phototype and dermatoses: practical recommendations from an expert panel. Passeron T, Lim HW, Goh CL, Kang HY, Ly F, Morita A, Ocampo Candiani J, Puig S, Schalka S, Wei L, Dréno B, Krutmann J. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2021 Jul;35(7):1460-1469. doi: 10.1111/jdv.17242. Epub 2021 May 4. PMID: 33764577 Review.

Bias in, bias out: Underreporting and underrepresentation of diverse skin types in machine learning research for skin cancer detection-A scoping review. Guo LN, Lee MS, Kassamali B, Mita C, Nambudiri VE. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2021 Jul 10:S0190-9622(21)02086-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2021.06.884. Online ahead of print. PMID: 34252465 No abstract available. 

Photoprotection according to skin phototype and dermatoses: Practical recommendations from an expert panel. Passeron T, Lim HW, Goh CL, Kang HY, Ly F, Morita A, Ocampo Candiani J, Puig S, Schalka S, Wei L, Dréno B, Krutmann J.J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2021 Mar 25. doi: 10.1111/jdv.17242. Online ahead of print.PMID: 33764577 Review.

UV exposure and the risk of cutaneous melanoma in skin of color: A systematic review.
Lopes FCPS, Sleiman MG, Sebastian K, Bogucka R, Jacobs EA, Adamson AS.
JAMA Dermatol. 2020 Dec 16. doi: 10.1001/jamadermatol.2020.4616. Online ahead of print. Systematic review.

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.

Photoprotection beyond ultraviolet radiation: A review of tinted sunscreens.
Lyons AB, Trullas C, Kohli I, Hamzavi IH, Lim HW.
J Am Acad Dermatol. 2020 Apr 23. pii: S0190-9622(20)30694-0. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2020.04.079. [Epub ahead of print]. Review.

Photoprotection and skin pigmentation: Melanin-related molecules and some other new agents obtained from natural sources.
Solano F.
Molecules. 2020 Mar 27;25(7). pii: E1537. doi: 10.3390/molecules25071537. Review.

Recent advances in studies of skin color and skin cancer.
LaBerge GS, Duvall E, Grasmick Z, Haedicke K, Galan A, Leverett J, Baswan S, Yim S, Pawelek J.
Yale J Biol Med. 2020 Mar 27;93(1):69-80. eCollection 2020 Mar. Review.

A review of melanin sensor devices.
Kanellis VG.
Biophys Rev. 2019 Aug 8. doi: 10.1007/s12551-019-00581-8. [Epub ahead of print] Review.

Basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and cutaneous melanoma in skin of color patients.
Hogue L, Harvey VM.
Dermatol Clin. 2019 Oct;37(4):519-526. doi: 10.1016/j.det.2019.05.009. Review.

Photoaging and photoprotection in United States Hispanic population.
Zheng Q, Wangari-Talbot J, Bouez C, Verschoore M.
J Drugs Dermatol. 2019 Mar 1;18(3s):s121-123. Review.

Skin cancer in Hispanics in the United States.
Perez MI.
J Drugs Dermatol. 2019 Mar 1;18(3):s117-120. Review.

Impact of high latitude, urban living and ethnicity on 25-hydroxyvitamin D status: A need for multidisciplinary action?
Mendes MM, Darling AL, Hart KH, Morse S, Murphy RJ, Lanham-New SA.
J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol. 2019 Jan 2. pii: S0960-0760(18)30541-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jsbmb.2018.12.012. [Epub ahead of print]. Review.

Clinical presentations of melanoma in African Americans, Hispanics, and Asians.
Higgins S, Nazemi A, Feinstein S, Chow M, Wysong A.
Dermatol Surg. 2019 Jan 4. doi: 10.1097/DSS.0000000000001759. [Epub ahead of print]. Review.

Targeted therapy and immunotherapy for melanoma in Japan.
Namikawa K, Yamazaki N.
Curr Treat Options Oncol. 2019 Jan 24;20(1):7. doi: 10.1007/s11864-019-0607-8. 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.

 

Melanoma

 

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

Subungual-melanoma-1

Subungual melanoma.
© Waikato District Health Board

 

 

Immunotherapy in Acral and Mucosal Melanoma: Current Status and Future Directions. Mao L, Qi Z, Zhang L, Guo J, Si L. Front Immunol. 2021 Jun 4;12:680407. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2021.680407. eCollection 2021. PMID: 34149718 Free PMC article. Review.

More than just acral melanoma: the controversies of defining the disease. Bernardes SS, Ferreira I, Elder DE, Nobre AB, Martínez-Said H, Adams DJ, Robles-Espinoza CD, Possik PA. J Pathol Clin Res. 2021 Jul 2. doi: 10.1002/cjp2.233. Online ahead of print. PMID: 34213090 Review.

Melanoma in the setting of nevus of Ota: a review for dermatologists. Williams NM, Gurnani P, Labib A, Nuesi R, Nouri K. Int J Dermatol. 2021 May;60(5):523-532. doi: 10.1111/ijd.15135. Epub 2020 Aug 17. PMID: 32808287 Review.

Plantar Melanoma: An Investigation of Its Incidence. An M, Blekher L, Liu M, Pitre M, Shaner R, Silva D, Vlahovic TC. Clin Podiatr Med Surg. 2021 Oct;38(4):595-599. doi: 10.1016/j.cpm.2021.06.012. PMID: 34538438 Review. 

UV exposure and the risk of cutaneous melanoma in skin of color: A systematic review.
Lopes FCPS, Sleiman MG, Sebastian K, Bogucka R, Jacobs EA, Adamson AS.
JAMA Dermatol. 2020 Dec 16. doi: 10.1001/jamadermatol.2020.4616. Online ahead of print. Systematic review.

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.

Comparative study of cutaneous melanoma and its associated issues between people of African decent and Caucasians.
Anaba EL.
Dermatol Ther. 2021 Jan 21:e14790. doi: 10.1111/dth.14790. Online ahead of print. Review.

Lentigo maligna: Clinical presentation and appropriate management.
Iznardo H, Garcia-Melendo C, Yélamos O.
Clin Cosmet Investig Dermatol. 2020 Nov 13;13:837-855. doi: 10.2147/CCID.S224738. eCollection 2020. Review.

Melanoma in the setting of nevus of Ota: a review for dermatologists.
Williams NM, Gurnani P, Labib A, Nuesi R, Nouri K.
Int J Dermatol. 2020 Aug 17. doi: 10.1111/ijd.15135. Online ahead of print. Review.

Racial differences in time to treatment for melanoma.
Tripathi R, Archibald LK, Mazmudar RS, Conic RR, Rothermel LD, Scott JF, Bordeaux JS.
J Am Acad Dermatol. 2020 Apr 8. pii: S0190-9622(20)30517-X. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2020.03.094. [Epub ahead of print]. Review.

Emerging strategies to treat rare and intractable subtypes of melanoma.
Alicea GM, Rebecca VW.
Pigment Cell Melanoma Res. 2020 Apr 9. doi: 10.1111/pcmr.12880. [Epub ahead of print]. Review.

Acral lentiginous melanoma: Basic facts, biological characteristics and research perspectives of an understudied disease.
Basurto-Lozada P, Molina-Aguilar C, Castañeda-Garcia C, Vázquez-Cruz ME, Garcia-Salinas OI, Álvarez-Cano A, Martínez-Said H, Roldán-Marín R, Adams DJ, Possik PA, Robles-Espinoza CD.
Pigment Cell Melanoma Res. 2020 Apr 24. doi: 10.1111/pcmr.12885. [Epub ahead of print]. Review.

Treatments and associated outcomes of acral lentiginous melanoma: A review.
Lobl MB, Santos C, Clarey D, Higgins S, Silva-Lopez E, Sutton A, Wysong A.
J Am Acad Dermatol. 2019 Nov 15. pii: S0190-9622(19)33111-1. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2019.11.021. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available. Review.

Translational pathology, genomics and the development of systemic therapies for acral melanoma.
Chen YA, Teer JK, Eroglu Z, Wu JY, Koomen JM, Karreth FA, Messina JL, Smalley KSM.
Semin Cancer Biol. 2019 Nov 2. pii: S1044-579X(19)30343-8. doi: 10.1016/j.semcancer.2019.10.017. [Epub ahead of print]. Review.

Clinical presentations of melanoma in African Americans, Hispanics, and Asians.
Higgins S, Nazemi A, Feinstein S, Chow M, Wysong A.
Dermatol Surg. 2019 Jun;45(6):791-801. doi: 10.1097/DSS.0000000000001759. Review.

Basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and cutaneous melanoma in skin of color patients.
Hogue L, Harvey VM.
Dermatol Clin. 2019 Oct;37(4):519-526. doi: 10.1016/j.det.2019.05.009. Review.

Dermoscopic patterns of acral melanocytic lesions in skin of color.
Tan A, Stein JA.
Cutis. 2019 May;103(5):274-276. Review.

Early detection of acral melanoma: A review of clinical, dermoscopic, histopathologic, and molecular characteristics.
Darmawan CC, Jo G, Montenegro SE, Kwak Y, Cheol L, Cho KH, Mun JH.
J Am Acad Dermatol. 2019 Feb 4. pii: S0190-9622(19)30192-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2019.01.081. [Epub ahead of print]. Review.

Skin cancer in Hispanics in the United States.
Perez MI.
J Drugs Dermatol. 2019 Mar 1;18(3):s117-120.

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.

Acral lentiginous melanoma.
Goydos JS, Shoen SL.
Cancer Treat Res. 2016;167:321-9. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-22539-5_14. 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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