Eleni Linos

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OBJECTIVE To synthesise the literature on indoor tanning and non-melanoma skin cancer. DESIGN Systematic review and meta-analysis. DATA SOURCES PubMed (1966 to present), Embase (1974 to present), and Web of Science (1898 to present). STUDY SELECTION All articles that reported an original effect statistic for indoor tanning and non-melanoma skin cancer(More)
For most cutaneous basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas (nonmelanoma skin cancers [NMSC]) data are insufficient to permit evidence-based choices among treatments. To compare tumor recurrence after treatments, we conducted a prospective cohort study of consecutive patients with primary NMSC treated with the most common treatments in two practices in(More)
Sun protection is recommended for skin cancer prevention, yet little is known about the role of sun protection on vitamin D levels. Our aim was to investigate the relationship between different types of sun protective behaviors and serum 25(OH)D levels in the general US population. Cross-sectional, nationally representative survey of 5,920 adults aged 18–60(More)
INTRODUCTION Increased rates of cardiovascular disease are implicated in several rheumatologic diseases. Our aim was to characterize dermatomyositis hospitalizations and evaluate cardiovascular-associated mortality in this patient population. METHODS We examined the frequency and mortality rates of several atherosclerotic cardiovascular diagnoses and(More)
OBJECTIVES To draw attention to sex related disparities in academic medical leadership by investigating the representation of female leaders compared with leaders with moustaches. DESIGN Cross sectional analysis. SETTING Academic medical departments in the United States. PARTICIPANTS Clinical department leaders (n=1018) at the top 50 US medical(More)
The Institute of Medicine has identified serious deficiencies in the measurement of cancer care quality, including the effects on quality of life and patient experience. Moreover, comparisons of quality in Veterans Affairs Medical Centers (VA) and other sites are timely now that many Veterans can choose where to seek care. To compare quality of ambulatory(More)
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