Susan M. Swetter, MD

Dermatologist, Dermatologic oncologist, Cutaneous oncology specialist

Professor of Dermatology at Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Health Care System and the Stanford University Medical Center

Skin Cancer Program

  • 900 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-498-6000
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Professional Education

Internship: UCSF Medical Center (1991) CA

Residency: Stanford University School of Medicine (1994) CA

Board Certification: Dermatology, American Board of Dermatology (1994)

Medical Education: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (1990) PA

BA, University of Virginia, Interdisciplinary Studies (1986)

MD, University of Pennsylvania, Medicine (1990)

Internship, Univ. of California, San Francisco, Internal Medicine (1991)

Dermatology Residency, Stanford University, Dermatology (1994)

Chief Residency, Stanford University, Dermatology (1994)

Honors & Awards

Humanitarian Award Recipient, Melanoma Research Foundation (2012)

Elected Member, American Dermatological Association (2011)

Leadership Award, Melanoma Care Coalition (2007)

President’s Volunteer Service Award, President’s Council on Service & Civic Participation, Corporation for National & Community Service (2007)

Recognition for Excellence in Teaching, Stanford University School of Medicine (2004, 2009)

Nominated, Franklin G. Ebaugh, Jr. Award (outstanding dedication to advising medical students), Stanford University School of Medicine (1999, 2001, 2004, 2009)

Nominated, Kaiser Award for Clinical Teaching, Stanford University School of Medicine (2003, 2004, 2005)

Administrative Appointments

Director, Pigmented Lesion and Melanoma Program, Stanford Cancer Institute (1995 - Present)

Physician Leader, Cancer Care Program in Cutaneous Oncology, Stanford Cancer Institute (2012 - Present)

Advisory Board, Stanford Women and Sex Differences in Medicine (WSDM) Center (2014 - Present)

Medical Advisory Panel, Melanoma Research Alliance (2013 - Present)

President, Board of Directors, American Cancer Society, Santa Clara County Unit (2009 - 2011)

Member, Melanoma Panel, National Comprehensive Cancer Network (2007 - Present)

Member, Board of Directors, American Cancer Society, Santa Clara County Unit (2007 - Present)

Member, Melanoma Clinical Guidelines Task Force, American Academy of Dermatology (2006 - 2012)

Member, Scientific Programs Committee, Melanoma Section, American Society of Clinical Oncology (2006 - 2008)

Member, Melanoma/Skin Cancer Committee, American Academy of Dermatology (1999 - 2009)

Measuring the severity of topical 5-Fluorouracil toxicity.
Korgavkar, K., Firoz, E. F., Xiong, M., Lew, R., Marcolivio, K., & Weinstock, M. A. (2014). Measuring the severity of topical 5-Fluorouracil toxicity. Journal of cutaneous medicine and surgery, 18(4), 229-235.

Melanoma, Version 4.2014 Featured Updates to the NCCN Guidelines
Coit, D. G., Thompson, J. A., Andtbacka, R., Anker, C. J., Bichakjian, C. K., & Ho, M. (2014). Melanoma, Version 4.2014 Featured Updates to the NCCN Guidelines. JOURNAL OF THE NATIONAL COMPREHENSIVE CANCER NETWORK, 12(5), 621-629.

Screening, early detection, education, and trends for melanoma: Current status (2007-2013) and future directions: Part II. Screening, education, and future directions.
Mayer, J. E., Swetter, S. M., Fu, T., & Geller, A. C. (2014). Screening, early detection, education, and trends for melanoma: Current status (2007-2013) and future directions: Part II. Screening, education, and future directions. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 71(4), 611.e1-611.e10.

Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization Analysis of Atypical Melanocytic Proliferations and Melanoma in Young Patients.
DeMarchis, E. H., Swetter, S. M., Jennings, C. D., & Kim, J. (2014). Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization Analysis of Atypical Melanocytic Proliferations and Melanoma in Young Patients. Pediatric dermatology.

Dermatomyositis associated with capecitabine in the setting of malignancy.
Chen, F. W., Zhou, X., Egbert, B. M., Swetter, S. M., & Sarin, K. Y. (2014). Dermatomyositis associated with capecitabine in the setting of malignancy. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 70(2), e47-8.

Non-melanoma skin cancer and NSAID use in women with a history of skin cancer in the Women's Health Initiative.
Wysong, A., Ally, M. S., Gamba, C. S., Desai, M., Swetter, S. M., & Tang, J. Y. (2014). Non-melanoma skin cancer and NSAID use in women with a history of skin cancer in the Women's Health Initiative. Preventive medicine.

Health behaviors and needs of melanoma survivors.
Palesh, O., Aldridge-Gerry, A., Bugos, K., Pickham, D., Chen, J. J., & Swetter, S. M. (2014). Health behaviors and needs of melanoma survivors. Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer.

Indocyanine green and fluorescence lymphangiography for sentinel lymph node identification in cutaneous melanoma.
Cloyd, J. M., Wapnir, I. L., Read, B. M., Swetter, S., & Greco, R. S. (2014). Indocyanine green and fluorescence lymphangiography for sentinel lymph node identification in cutaneous melanoma. Journal of surgical oncology.

The Impact of Indoor Tanning Legislation: Newspaper Coverage of the Risks of Indoor Tanning Before and After the California Indoor Tanning Ban for Minors.
Mayer, J. E., Swetter, S. M., Guild, S., & Geller, A. C. (2014). The Impact of Indoor Tanning Legislation: Newspaper Coverage of the Risks of Indoor Tanning Before and After the California Indoor Tanning Ban for Minors. Journal of cancer education : the official journal of the American Association for Cancer Education.

Demographic, behavioural and physician-related determinants of early melanoma detection in a low incidence population.
Talaganis, J. A., Biello, K., Plaka, M., Polydorou, D., Papadopoulos, O., & Stratigos, A. J. (2014). Demographic, behavioural and physician-related determinants of early melanoma detection in a low incidence population. The British journal of dermatology.

Acquired Blue Nevi in Older Individuals: Retrospective Case Series From a Veterans Affairs Population, 1991 to 2013.
Cabral, E. S., Chen, F. W., Egbert, B. M., & Swetter, S. M. (2014). Acquired Blue Nevi in Older Individuals: Retrospective Case Series From a Veterans Affairs Population, 1991 to 2013. JAMA dermatology.

Involution of Eruptive Melanocytic Nevi on Combination BRAF and MEK Inhibitor Therapy.
Chen, F. W., Tseng, D., Reddy, S., Daud, A. I., & Swetter, S. M. (2014). Involution of Eruptive Melanocytic Nevi on Combination BRAF and MEK Inhibitor Therapy. JAMA dermatology.

Screening, early detection, education, and trends for melanoma: Current status (2007-2013) and future directions: Part I. Epidemiology, high-risk groups, clinical strategies, and diagnostic technology.
Mayer, J. E., Swetter, S. M., Fu, T., & Geller, A. C. (2014). Screening, early detection, education, and trends for melanoma: Current status (2007-2013) and future directions: Part I. Epidemiology, high-risk groups, clinical strategies, and diagnostic technology. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 71(4), 599.e1-599.e12.

Reliability of quantification measures of actinic keratosis
Chen, S. C., Hill, N. D., Veledar, E., Swetter, S. M., & Weinstock, M. A. (2013). Reliability of quantification measures of actinic keratosis. BRITISH JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY, 169(6), 1219-1222.

Pediatric Melanoma: Analysis of an International Registry
Averbook, B. J., Lee, S. J., Delman, K. A., Gow, K. W., Zager, J. S., & Kirkwood, J. M. (2013). Pediatric Melanoma: Analysis of an International Registry. CANCER, 119(22), 4012-4019.

Role of aspirin and non-aspirin NSAIDs in preventing melanoma.
Ally, M. S., Swetter, S. M., & Tang, J. Y. (2013). Role of aspirin and non-aspirin NSAIDs in preventing melanoma. Future oncology , 9(11), 1671-1674.

Activating HRAS Mutation in Agminated Spitz Nevi Arising in a Nevus Spilus
Sarin, K. Y., Sun, B. K., Bangs, C. D., Cherry, A., Swetter, S. M., & Khavari, P. A. (2013). Activating HRAS Mutation in Agminated Spitz Nevi Arising in a Nevus Spilus. JAMA DERMATOLOGY, 149(9), 1077-1080.

Melanoma Survival Disadvantage in Young, Non-Hispanic White Males Compared With Females
Gamba, C. S., Clarke, C. A., Keegan, T. Hm., Tao, L., & Swetter, S. M. (2013). Melanoma Survival Disadvantage in Young, Non-Hispanic White Males Compared With Females. JAMA DERMATOLOGY, 149(8), 912-920.

Aspirin is associated with lower melanoma risk among postmenopausal Caucasian women The Women's Health Initiative
Gamba, C. A., Swetter, S. M., Stefanick, M. L., Kubo, J., Desai, M., & Tang, J. Y. (2013). Aspirin is associated with lower melanoma risk among postmenopausal Caucasian women The Women's Health Initiative. CANCER, 119(8), 1562-1569.

Melanoma, Version 2.2013 Featured Updates to the NCCN Guidelines
Coit, D. G., Andtbacka, R., Anker, C. J., Bichakjian, C. K., Carson, W. E., & Ho, M. (2013). Melanoma, Version 2.2013 Featured Updates to the NCCN Guidelines. JOURNAL OF THE NATIONAL COMPREHENSIVE CANCER NETWORK, 11(4), 395-407.

Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of sulindac in individuals at risk for melanoma
Curiel-Lewandrowski, C., Swetter, S. M., Einspahr, J. G., Hsu, C.-H., Nagle, R., & Chow, H.-H. (2012). Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of sulindac in individuals at risk for melanoma. CANCER, 118(23), 5848-5856.

A Systemic Complete Response of Metastatic Melanoma to Local Radiation and Immunotherapy
Hiniker, S. M., Chen, D. S., Reddy, S., Chang, D. T., Jones, J. C., & Knox, S. J. (2012). A Systemic Complete Response of Metastatic Melanoma to Local Radiation and Immunotherapy. TRANSLATIONAL ONCOLOGY, 5(6), 404-407.

Screening and Prevention Measures for Melanoma: Is There a Survival Advantage?
Curiel-Lewandrowski, C., Chen, S. C., & Swetter, S. M. (2012). Screening and Prevention Measures for Melanoma: Is There a Survival Advantage?. CURRENT ONCOLOGY REPORTS, 14(5), 458-467.

Examining the pathways linking lower socioeconomic status and advanced melanoma
Pollitt, R. A., Swetter, S. M., Johnson, T. M., Patil, P., & Geller, A. C. (2012). Examining the pathways linking lower socioeconomic status and advanced melanoma. CANCER, 118(16), 4004-4013.

Behavioral determinants of successful early melanoma detection
Swetter, S. M., Pollitt, R. A., Johnson, T. M., Brooks, D. R., & Geller, A. C. (2012). Behavioral determinants of successful early melanoma detection. CANCER, 118(15), 3725-3734.

Gender Disparities in Patients With Melanoma: Breaking the Glass Ceiling
Sondak, V. K., Swetter, S. M., & Berwick, M. A. (2012). Gender Disparities in Patients With Melanoma: Breaking the Glass Ceiling. JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY, 30(18), 2177-2178.

Survival Is Not the Only Valuable End Point in Melanoma Screening
Curiel-Lewandrowski, C., Kim, C. C., Swetter, S. M., Chen, S. C., Halpern, A. C., & Grichnik, J. M. (2012). Survival Is Not the Only Valuable End Point in Melanoma Screening. JOURNAL OF INVESTIGATIVE DERMATOLOGY, 132(5), 1332-1337.

Reporting and registering nonmelanoma skin cancers: a compelling public health need
Geller, A. C., & Swetter, S. M. (2012). Reporting and registering nonmelanoma skin cancers: a compelling public health need. BRITISH JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY, 166(5), 913-915.

Melanoma
Colt, D. G., Andtbacka, R., Anker, C. J., Bichakjian, C. K., Carson, W. E., & Urist, M. M. (2012). Melanoma. JOURNAL OF THE NATIONAL COMPREHENSIVE CANCER NETWORK, 10(3), 366-400.

Attitudes Toward Indoor Tanning Among Users of Sunless Tanning Products
Mahoney, A., Swetter, S. M., Biello, K. B., Resnick, E. A., Feuerstein, I., & Geller, A. C. (2012). Attitudes Toward Indoor Tanning Among Users of Sunless Tanning Products. ARCHIVES OF DERMATOLOGY, 148(1), 124-126.

Guidelines of care for the management of primary cutaneous melanoma
Bichakjian, C. K., Halpern, A. C., Johnson, T. M., Hood, A. F., Grichnik, J. M., & Begolka, W. S. (2011). Guidelines of care for the management of primary cutaneous melanoma. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF DERMATOLOGY, 65(5), 1032-1047.

Reducing mortality in individuals at high risk for advanced melanoma through education and screening
Geller, A. C., Swetter, S. M., Oliveria, S., Dusza, S., & Halpern, A. C. (2011). Reducing mortality in individuals at high risk for advanced melanoma through education and screening. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF DERMATOLOGY, 65(5), S87-S94.

Increases in Melanoma Among Adolescent Girls and Young Women in California Trends by Socioeconomic Status and UV Radiation Exposure
Hausauer, A. K., Swetter, S. M., Cockburn, M. G., & Clarke, C. A. (2011). Increases in Melanoma Among Adolescent Girls and Young Women in California Trends by Socioeconomic Status and UV Radiation Exposure. ARCHIVES OF DERMATOLOGY, 147(7), 783-789.

Effect of oral sulindac on biomarkers of drug bioavailability and carcinogenesis in melanocytic nevi-A double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial
Curiel-Lewandrowski, C., Swetter, S., Einspahr, J., Hsu, C., Saboda, K., & Chow, H. (2011). Effect of oral sulindac on biomarkers of drug bioavailability and carcinogenesis in melanocytic nevi-A double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial. JOURNAL OF INVESTIGATIVE DERMATOLOGY, 131, S129-S129.

The Expanding Melanoma Burden in California Hispanics Importance of Socioeconomic Distribution, Histologic Subtype, and Anatomic Location
Pollitt, R. A., Clarke, C. A., Swetter, S. M., Peng, D. H., Zadnick, J., & Cockburn, M. (2011). The Expanding Melanoma Burden in California Hispanics Importance of Socioeconomic Distribution, Histologic Subtype, and Anatomic Location. CANCER, 117(1), 152-161.

Interaction of Area-Level Socioeconomic Status and UV Radiation on Melanoma Occurrence in California
Clarke, C. A., Moy, L. M., Swetter, S. M., Zadnick, J., & Cockburn, M. G. (2010). Interaction of Area-Level Socioeconomic Status and UV Radiation on Melanoma Occurrence in California. CANCER EPIDEMIOLOGY BIOMARKERS & PREVENTION, 19(11), 2727-2733.

Melanoma and Melanocytic Tumors of Uncertain Malignant Potential in Children, Adolescents and Young Adults-The Stanford Experience 1995-2008
Berk, D. R., LaBuz, E., Dadras, S. S., Johnson, D. L., & Swetter, S. M. (2010). Melanoma and Melanocytic Tumors of Uncertain Malignant Potential in Children, Adolescents and Young Adults-The Stanford Experience 1995-2008. PEDIATRIC DERMATOLOGY, 27(3), 244-254.

Risk of second primary malignancies following cutaneous melanoma diagnosis: A population-based study
Spanogle, J. P., Clarke, C. A., Aroner, S., & Swetter, S. M. (2010). Risk of second primary malignancies following cutaneous melanoma diagnosis: A population-based study. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF DERMATOLOGY, 62(5), 757-767.

Recurrence rates associated with incompletely excised low-risk nonmelanoma skin cancer
Rieger, K. E., Linos, E., Egbert, B. M., & Swetter, S. M. (2010). Recurrence rates associated with incompletely excised low-risk nonmelanoma skin cancer. JOURNAL OF CUTANEOUS PATHOLOGY, 37(1), 59-67.

Efficacy of Skin Self-Examination Practices for Early Melanoma Detection
Pollitt, R. A., Geller, A. C., Brooks, D. R., Johnson, T. M., Park, E. R., & Swetter, S. M. (2009). Efficacy of Skin Self-Examination Practices for Early Melanoma Detection. CANCER EPIDEMIOLOGY BIOMARKERS & PREVENTION, 18(11), 3018-3023.

Selection criteria for genetic assessment of patients with familial melanoma
Leachman, S. A., Carucci, J., Kohlmann, W., Banks, K. C., Asgari, M. M., & Tsao, H. (2009). Selection criteria for genetic assessment of patients with familial melanoma. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF DERMATOLOGY, 61(4), 677-684.

Increasing Burden of Melanoma in the United States
Linos, E., Swetter, S. M., Cockburn, M. G., Colditz, G. A., & Clarke, C. A. (2009). Increasing Burden of Melanoma in the United States. JOURNAL OF INVESTIGATIVE DERMATOLOGY, 129(7), 1666-1674.

Lymphatic invasion in cutaneous melanoma is associated with sentinel lymph node metastasis
Doeden, K., Ma, Z., Narasimhan, B., Swetter, S. M., Detmar, M., & Dadras, S. S. (2009). Lymphatic invasion in cutaneous melanoma is associated with sentinel lymph node metastasis. JOURNAL OF CUTANEOUS PATHOLOGY, 36(7), 772-780.

Impaired interferon signaling is a common immune defect in human cancer
Critchley-Thorne, R. J., Simons, D. L., Yan, N., Miyahira, A. K., Dirbas, F. M., & Lee, P. P. (2009). Impaired interferon signaling is a common immune defect in human cancer. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 106(22), 9010-9015.

Factors Associated With Physician Discovery of Early Melanoma in Middle-aged and Older Men
Geller, A. C., Johnson, T. M., Miller, D. R., Brooks, K. R., Layton, C. J., & Swetter, S. M. (2009). Factors Associated With Physician Discovery of Early Melanoma in Middle-aged and Older Men. ARCHIVES OF DERMATOLOGY, 145(4), 409-414.

Gender Differences in Melanoma Awareness and Detection Practices Between Middle-aged and Older Men With Melanoma and Their Female Spouses
Swetter, S. M., Layton, C. J., Johnson, T. M., Brooks, K. R., Miller, D. R., & Geller, A. C. (2009). Gender Differences in Melanoma Awareness and Detection Practices Between Middle-aged and Older Men With Melanoma and Their Female Spouses. ARCHIVES OF DERMATOLOGY, 145(4), 488-490.

Melanoma in Middle-aged and Older Men A Multi-institutional Survey Study of Factors Related to Tumor Thickness
Swetter, S. M., Johnson, T. M., Miller, D. R., Layton, C. J., Brooks, K. R., & Geller, A. C. (2009). Melanoma in Middle-aged and Older Men A Multi-institutional Survey Study of Factors Related to Tumor Thickness. ARCHIVES OF DERMATOLOGY, 145(4), 397-404.

Factors Related to the Presentation of Thin and Thick Nodular Melanoma From a Population-based Cancer Registry in Queensland Australia
Geller, A. C., Elwood, M., Swetter, S. M., Brooks, D. R., Aitken, J., & Baade, P. D. (2009). Factors Related to the Presentation of Thin and Thick Nodular Melanoma From a Population-based Cancer Registry in Queensland Australia. CANCER, 115(6), 1318-1327.

Melanoma
Coit, D. G., Andtbacka, R., Bichakjian, C. K., Dilawari, R. A., Dimaio, D., & Wong, M. K. (2009). Melanoma. JOURNAL OF THE NATIONAL COMPREHENSIVE CANCER NETWORK, 7(3), 250-275.

High-molecular-weight keratin stain as a complement to Melan A stain
Egbert, B. M., Rouse, R. V., & Swetter, S. M. (2008). High-molecular-weight keratin stain as a complement to Melan A stain. JOURNAL OF CUTANEOUS PATHOLOGY, 35(12), 1159-1159.

Melanoma underreporting: Why does it happen, how big is the problem, and how do we fix it?
Cockburn, M., Swetter, S. M., Peng, D., Keegan, T. Hm., Deapen, D., & Clarke, C. A. (2008). Melanoma underreporting: Why does it happen, how big is the problem, and how do we fix it?. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF DERMATOLOGY, 59(6), 1081-1085.

California medicaid Enrollment and melanoma stage at diagnosis - A population-based study
Pollitt, R. A., Clarke, C. A., Shema, S. J., & Swetter, S. M. (2008). California medicaid Enrollment and melanoma stage at diagnosis - A population-based study. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PREVENTIVE MEDICINE, 35(1), 7-13.

Primary dermal melanoma
Cassarino, D. S., Cabral, E. S., Kartha, R. V., & Swetter, S. M. (2008). Primary dermal melanoma. ARCHIVES OF DERMATOLOGY, 144(1), 49-56.

Screening, early detection, and trends for melanoma: Current status (2000-2006) and future directions
Geller, A. C., Swetter, S. M., Brooks, K., Demierre, M.-F., & Yaroch, A. L. (2007). Screening, early detection, and trends for melanoma: Current status (2000-2006) and future directions. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF DERMATOLOGY, 57(4), 555-572.

Evaluation of digital dermoscopy in a pigmented lesion clinic: Clinician versus computer assessment of malignancy risk
Boldrick, J. C., Layton, C. J., Nguyen, J., & Swetter, S. M. (2007). Evaluation of digital dermoscopy in a pigmented lesion clinic: Clinician versus computer assessment of malignancy risk. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF DERMATOLOGY, 56(3), 417-421.

Effect of health care delivery models on melanoma thickness and stage in a university-based referral center - An observational pilot study
Swetter, S. M., Soon, S., Harrington, C. R., & Chen, S. C. (2007). Effect of health care delivery models on melanoma thickness and stage in a university-based referral center - An observational pilot study. ARCHIVES OF DERMATOLOGY, 143(1), 30-36.

Crafting a melanoma educational campaign to reach middle-aged and older men
Geller, J., Swetter, S. M., Leyson, J., Miller, D. R., Brooks, K., & Geller, A. C. (2006). Crafting a melanoma educational campaign to reach middle-aged and older men. JOURNAL OF CUTANEOUS MEDICINE AND SURGERY, 10(6), 259-268.

Facial resurfacing for nonmelanoma skin cancer prophylaxis
Hantash, B. M., Stewart, D. B., Cooper, Z. A., Rehmus, W. E., Koch, R. J., & Swetter, S. M. (2006). Facial resurfacing for nonmelanoma skin cancer prophylaxis. ARCHIVES OF DERMATOLOGY, 142(8), 976-982.

Slow-growing nodule on the thigh - Solitary fibrous tumor (SFT)
Stewart, D. B., Egbert, B. M., Rouse, R. V., & Swetter, S. M. (2006). Slow-growing nodule on the thigh - Solitary fibrous tumor (SFT). ARCHIVES OF DERMATOLOGY, 142(7), 923-?.

Use of artificial tanning products among young adults
Brooks, K., Brooks, D., Dajani, Z., Swetter, S. M., Powers, E., & Geller, A. C. (2006). Use of artificial tanning products among young adults. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF DERMATOLOGY, 54(6), 1060-1066.

Sun care advertising in popular US magazines
Lee, E. T., O'Riordan, D., Swetter, S. M., Demierre, M.-F., Brooks, K., & Geller, A. C. (2006). Sun care advertising in popular US magazines. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF HEALTH PROMOTION, 20(5), 349-352.

A call for the development and implementation of a targeted national melanoma screening program
Geller, A. C., Miller, D. R., Swetter, S. M., Demierre, M. F., & Gilchrest, B. A. (2006). A call for the development and implementation of a targeted national melanoma screening program. ARCHIVES OF DERMATOLOGY, 142(4), 504-507.

Sun protection factor content and warning statements for sunless tanning products: An examination of retail outlets and the Internet
Dajani, Z., Swetter, S. M., Demierre, M. F., & Geller, A. C. (2005). Sun protection factor content and warning statements for sunless tanning products: An examination of retail outlets and the Internet. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF DERMATOLOGY, 53(5), 919-920.

Increasing incidence of lentigo maligna melanoma subtypes: Northern California and national trends 1990-2000
Swetter, S. M., Boldrick, J. C., Jung, S. Y., Egbert, B. M., & Harvell, J. D. (2005). Increasing incidence of lentigo maligna melanoma subtypes: Northern California and national trends 1990-2000. JOURNAL OF INVESTIGATIVE DERMATOLOGY, 125(4), 685-691.

Sentinel lymph node biopsy for cutaneous melanoma - The Stanford experience, 1997-2004
Berk, D. R., Johnson, D. L., Uzieblo, A., Kiernan, M., & Swetter, S. M. (2005). Sentinel lymph node biopsy for cutaneous melanoma - The Stanford experience, 1997-2004. ARCHIVES OF DERMATOLOGY, 141(8), 1016-1022.

Histologic similarities between lentigo maligna and dysplastic nevus: importance of clinicopathologic distinction
Farrahi, F., Egbert, B. M., & Swetter, S. M. (2005). Histologic similarities between lentigo maligna and dysplastic nevus: importance of clinicopathologic distinction. JOURNAL OF CUTANEOUS PATHOLOGY, 32(6), 405-412.

Malignant Melanoma
Swetter SM. (2005). Malignant Melanoma. eMedicine Journal [serial online]. Available at: http://www.emedicine.com/derm/topic257.htm.

Vaccine therapy of melanoma: an update.
Demierre M-F, Swetter SM, & Sondak VK. (2005). Vaccine therapy of melanoma: an update. Current Cancer Therapy Reviews, 1.

Prevention and detection of melanoma in the primary care setting.
Swetter SM, & Geller AC. (2005). Prevention and detection of melanoma in the primary care setting. J Clin Outcomes Management, 12.

Melanoma in the older person
Swetter, S. M., Geller, A. C., & Kirkwood, J. M. (2004). Melanoma in the older person. ONCOLOGY-NEW YORK, 18(9), 1187-1196.

Extraocular sebaceous carcinoma in a patient with Muir-Torre syndrome
Harrington, C. R., Egbert, B. M., & Swetter, S. M. (2004). Extraocular sebaceous carcinoma in a patient with Muir-Torre syndrome. DERMATOLOGIC SURGERY, 30(5), 817-819.

Diffuse verrucous, vascular nodules on the extremities and trunk
Nguyen, J., Egbert, B. M., & Swetter, S. M. (2004). Diffuse verrucous, vascular nodules on the extremities and trunk. ARCHIVES OF DERMATOLOGY, 140(3), 353-?.

Muir-Torre syndrome: Confirmation of diagnosis by immunohistochemical analysis of cutaneous lesions
Fiorentino, D. F., Nguyen, J. C., Egbert, B. M., & Swetter, S. M. (2004). Muir-Torre syndrome: Confirmation of diagnosis by immunohistochemical analysis of cutaneous lesions. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF DERMATOLOGY, 50(3), 476-478.

Kinetics and specificity of Fas ligand induction in toxic epidermal necrolysis
Chang, H. Y., Cooper, Z. A., Swetter, S. A., & Marinkovich, M. P. (2004). Kinetics and specificity of Fas ligand induction in toxic epidermal necrolysis. ARCHIVES OF DERMATOLOGY, 140(2), 242-244.

Primary dermal melanoma - A distinct subtype of melanoma
Swetter, S. M., Ecker, P. M., Johnson, D. L., & Harvell, J. D. (2004). Primary dermal melanoma - A distinct subtype of melanoma. ARCHIVES OF DERMATOLOGY, 140(1), 99-103.

Challenge. Epithelioid cell histiocytoma.
Stewart, D. B., Egbert, B. M., & Swetter, S. M. (2003). Challenge. Epithelioid cell histiocytoma. American Journal of dermatopathology, 25(5), 430-?.

Malignant melanoma
Kanzler, M. H., & Swetter, S. M. (2003). Malignant melanoma. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF DERMATOLOGY, 48(5), 780-783.

Current management of melanoma: Benefits of surgical staging and adjuvant therapy
McMasters, K. M., & Swetter, S. M. (2003). Current management of melanoma: Benefits of surgical staging and adjuvant therapy. JOURNAL OF SURGICAL ONCOLOGY, 82(3), 209-216.

Dermatological perspectives of malignant melanoma
Swetter, S. M. (2003). Dermatological perspectives of malignant melanoma. SURGICAL CLINICS OF NORTH AMERICA, 83(1), 77-?.

Effects of biopsy-induced wound healing on residual basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas: rate of tumor regression in excisional specimens
Swetter, S. M., Boldrick, J. C., Pierre, P., Wong, P., & Egbert, B. M. (2003). Effects of biopsy-induced wound healing on residual basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas: rate of tumor regression in excisional specimens. JOURNAL OF CUTANEOUS PATHOLOGY, 30(2), 139-146.

Increased effectiveness of targeted skin cancer screening in the Veterans Affairs population of Northern California
Swetter, S. M., Waddell, B. L., Vazquez, B. D., & Khosravi, V. S. (2003). Increased effectiveness of targeted skin cancer screening in the Veterans Affairs population of Northern California. PREVENTIVE MEDICINE, 36(2), 164-171.

Positron emission tomography is superior to computed tomography for metastatic detection in melanoma patients
Swetter, S. M., Carroll, L. A., Johnson, D. L., & Segall, G. A. (2002). Positron emission tomography is superior to computed tomography for metastatic detection in melanoma patients. ANNALS OF SURGICAL ONCOLOGY, 9(7), 646-653.

Interstitial mycosis fungoides, a variant of mycosis fungoides resembling granuloma annulare and inflammatory morphea
Su, L. D., Kim, Y. H., LeBoit, P. E., Swetter, S. M., & Kohler, S. (2002). Interstitial mycosis fungoides, a variant of mycosis fungoides resembling granuloma annulare and inflammatory morphea. JOURNAL OF CUTANEOUS PATHOLOGY, 29(3), 135-141.

Developing indications for the use of sentinel lymph node biopsy and adjuvant high-dose interferon alfa-2b in melanoma
Dubois, R. W., Vetter, S. Ms., Atkins, M., McMasters, K., Halbert, R., & Kirkwood, J. (2001). Developing indications for the use of sentinel lymph node biopsy and adjuvant high-dose interferon alfa-2b in melanoma. ARCHIVES OF DERMATOLOGY, 137(9), 1217-1224.

The rationale behind the 2002 AJCC Melanoma Staging Committee recommendations
Swetter SM, & Ross MI. (2001). The rationale behind the 2002 AJCC Melanoma Staging Committee recommendations. The Melanoma Letter, 19(4).

Characterization of circulating T cells specific for tumor-associated antigens in melanoma patients
Lee, P. P., Yee, C., Savage, P. A., Fong, L., Brockstedt, D., & DAVIS, M. M. (1999). Characterization of circulating T cells specific for tumor-associated antigens in melanoma patients. NATURE MEDICINE, 5(6), 677-685.

Hereditary ochronosis: Hyperpigmented skin overlying cartilaginous structures
Garcia, S. F., Egbert, B., & Swetter, S. M. (1999). Hereditary ochronosis: Hyperpigmented skin overlying cartilaginous structures. CUTIS, 63(6), 337-338.

Infiltrative basal cell carcinoma occurring in sites of biopsy-proven nodular basal cell carcinoma
Swetter, S. M., Yaghmai, D., & Egbert, B. M. (1998). Infiltrative basal cell carcinoma occurring in sites of biopsy-proven nodular basal cell carcinoma. JOURNAL OF CUTANEOUS PATHOLOGY, 25(8), 420-425.

Chronic vulvar ulceration in an immunocompetent woman due to acyclovir-resistant, thymidine kinase-deficient herpes simplex virus
Swetter, S. M., HILL, E. L., Kern, E. R., Koelle, D. M., Posavad, C. M., & Safrin, S. (1998). Chronic vulvar ulceration in an immunocompetent woman due to acyclovir-resistant, thymidine kinase-deficient herpes simplex virus. JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES, 177(3), 543-550.

Dopamine-associated symmetric peripheral gangrene
Park, J. Y., KANZLER, M., & Swetter, S. M. (1997). Dopamine-associated symmetric peripheral gangrene. ARCHIVES OF DERMATOLOGY, 133(2), 247-249.

Increased proportion of aggressive-growth basal cell carcinoma in the Veterans Affairs population of Palo Alto, California
Wrone, D. A., Swetter, S. M., Egbert, B. M., SMOLLER, B. R., & Khavari, P. A. (1996). Increased proportion of aggressive-growth basal cell carcinoma in the Veterans Affairs population of Palo Alto, California. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF DERMATOLOGY, 35(6), 907-910.

Malignant melanoma from the dermatologic perspective
Swetter, S. M. (1996). Malignant melanoma from the dermatologic perspective. SURGICAL CLINICS OF NORTH AMERICA, 76(6), 1287-?.

Surgical margins for malignant melanoma: Another point of view
Kanzler, M. H., & Swetter, S. M. (1996). Surgical margins for malignant melanoma: Another point of view. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF DERMATOLOGY, 35(6), 1014-1015.

Cutaneous myiasis following travel to Belize
Swetter, S. M., Stewart, M. I., & SMOLLER, B. R. (1996). Cutaneous myiasis following travel to Belize. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY, 35(2), 118-120.

SCLEREDEMA REVISITED - A POSTSTREPTOCOCCAL COMPLICATION
Cron, R. Q., & Swetter, S. M. (1994). SCLEREDEMA REVISITED - A POSTSTREPTOCOCCAL COMPLICATION. CLINICAL PEDIATRICS, 33(10), 606-610.

CUTANEOUS NODULES OF MYCOBACTERIUM-CHELONAE IN AN IMMUNOSUPPRESSED PATIENT WITH PREEXISTING PULMONARY COLONIZATION
Swetter, S. M., Kindel, S. E., & SMOLLER, B. R. (1993). CUTANEOUS NODULES OF MYCOBACTERIUM-CHELONAE IN AN IMMUNOSUPPRESSED PATIENT WITH PREEXISTING PULMONARY COLONIZATION. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF DERMATOLOGY, 28(2), 352-355.