John Vetto

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  • 7459 Citations
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1985 …2020

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2020

Factors predicting survival in thick melanoma: Do all thick melanomas have the same prognosis?

Han, D., Han, G., Morrison, S., Leong, S. P., Kashani-Sabet, M., Vetto, J., White, R., Schneebaum, S., Pockaj, B., Mozzillo, N., Sondak, V. K. & Zager, J. S., Sep 2020, In : Surgery (United States). 168, 3, p. 518-526 9 p.

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Outcomes of intraoperative radiotherapy for early-stage breast cancer: Experience from a multidisciplinary breast oncology program

Rana, S., Naik, A., Pillai, S., Vetto, J., Pommier, R. & Kubicky, C. D., Apr 2020, In : American journal of surgery. 219, 4, p. 655-659 5 p.

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3 Scopus citations

Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy Is Prognostic in Thickest Melanoma Cases and Should Be Performed for Thick Melanomas

Han, D., Han, G., Duque, M. T., Morrison, S., Leong, S. P., Kashani-Sabet, M., Vetto, J., White, R., Schneebaum, S., Pockaj, B., Mozzillo, N., Sondak, V. K. & Zager, J. S., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of surgical oncology.

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1 Scopus citations

The Devil’s in the Details: Discrepancy Between Biopsy Thickness and Final Pathology in Acral Melanoma

Lee, A. Y., Friedman, E. B., Sun, J., Potdar, A., Daou, H., Farrow, N. E., Farley, C. R., Vetto, J., Han, D., Tariq, M., Shapiro, R., Beasley, G., Contreras, C. M., Osman, I., Lowe, M., Zager, J. S. & Berman, R. S., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of surgical oncology.

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What is the Cost-Effective Treatment for Melanoma Patients with a Positive Sentinel Node?

Standage, H., Hersh, A. R., Caughey, A., Taylor, M., Vetto, J. & Han, D., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of surgical oncology.

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2019

Completion lymphadenectomy for a positive sentinel node biopsy in melanoma patients is not associated with a survival benefit

Klemen, N. D., Han, G., Leong, S. P., Kashani-Sabet, M., Vetto, J., White, R., Schneebaum, S., Pockaj, B., Mozzillo, N., Charney, K., Hoekstra, H., Sondak, V. K., Messina, J. L., Zager, J. S. & Han, D., Jun 15 2019, In : Journal of surgical oncology. 119, 8, p. 1053-1059 7 p.

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3 Scopus citations

Guidance of sentinel lymph node biopsy decisions in patients with T1-T2 melanoma using gene expression profiling

Vetto, J. T., Hsueh, E. C., Gastman, B. R., Dillon, L. D., Monzon, F. A., Cook, R. W., Keller, J., Huang, X., Fleming, A., Hewgley, P., Gerami, P., Leachman, S., Wayne, J. D., Berger, A. C. & Fleming, M. D., Apr 2019, In : Future Oncology. 15, 11, p. 1207-1217 11 p.

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Open Access
10 Scopus citations
21 Scopus citations

Keratinocyte carcinomas arising near arteriovenous fistulas: Case series and safety considerations for dermatologic surgery: A report of the International Transplant Skin Cancer Collaborative

Lucero, O. M., Echaiz, C. F., Jafarian, F., Fox, M. C., Vetto, J. T., Mueller, R. V., Teixeira, P. G., Zwald, F. O. & Leitenberger, J. J., Jan 2019, In : JAAD Case Reports. 5, 1, p. 7-11 5 p.

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Microsatellitosis in Patients with Melanoma

with the Sentinel Lymph Node Working Group, Jan 15 2019, In : Annals of surgical oncology. 26, 1, p. 33-41 9 p.

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3 Scopus citations

Performance of a 31-gene expression profile test in cutaneous melanomas of the head and neck

Gastman, B. R., Zager, J. S., Messina, J. L., Cook, R. W., Covington, K. R., Middlebrook, B., Gerami, P., Wayne, J. D., Leachman, S. & Vetto, J. T., Apr 2019, In : Head and Neck. 41, 4, p. 871-879 9 p.

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2 Scopus citations

Recurrence of Melanoma After a Negative Sentinel Node Biopsy: Predictors and Impact of Recurrence Site on Survival

Thomas, D. C., Han, G., Leong, S. P., Kashani-Sabet, M., Vetto, J., Pockaj, B., White, R. L., Faries, M. B., Schneebaum, S., Mozzillo, N., Charney, K. J., Sondak, V. K., Messina, J. L., Zager, J. S. & Han, D., Jan 1 2019, In : Annals of surgical oncology.

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5 Scopus citations

Thirty Years of the Journal of Cancer Education: a Review

Schuitevoerder, D., O’Donnell, J., Michalek, A. & Vetto, J., Apr 15 2019, In : Journal of Cancer Education. 34, 2, p. 388-391 4 p.

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1 Scopus citations

Epirubicin and Ifosfamide with Preoperative Radiation for High-Risk Soft Tissue Sarcomas

Lu, E., Perlewitz, K. S., Hayden, J., Hung, A., Doung, Y-C., Davis, L., Mansoor, A., Vetto, J., Billingsley, K., Kaempf, A., Park, B. & Ryan, C., Apr 1 2018, In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. 25, 4, p. 920-927 8 p.

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1 Scopus citations

Impact of gene expression profiling on decision-making in clinically node negative melanoma patients after surgical staging

Schuitevoerder, D., Heath, M., Cook, R. W., Covington, K. R., Fortino, J., Leachman, S. & Vetto, J. T., Feb 2018, In : Journal of Drugs in Dermatology. 17, 2

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9 Scopus citations

Patients with sentinel lymph node positive melanoma: Who needs completion lymph node dissection?

Schuitevoerder, D., Bubic, I., Fortino, J., Massimino, K. & Vetto, J., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Surgery.

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5 Scopus citations

Performance of a prognostic 31-gene expression profile in an independent cohort of 523 cutaneous melanoma patients

Zager, J. S., Gastman, B. R., Leachman, S., Gonzalez, R. C., Fleming, M. D., Ferris, L. K., Ho, J., Miller, A. R., Cook, R. W., Covington, K. R., Meldi-Plasseraud, K., Middlebrook, B., Kaminester, L. H., Greisinger, A., Estrada, S. I., Pariser, D. M., Cranmer, L. D., Messina, J. L., Vetto, J. T., Wayne, J. D. & 3 others, Delman, K. A., Lawson, D. H. & Gerami, P., Feb 5 2018, In : BMC cancer. 18, 1, 130.

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29 Scopus citations

Stratifying SLN incidence in intermediate thickness melanoma patients

Chang, J. M., Kosiorek, H. E., Dueck, A. C., Leong, S. P. L., Vetto, J. T., White, R. L., Avisar, E., Sondak, V. K., Messina, J. L., Zager, J. S., Garberoglio, C., Kashani-Sabet, M. & Pockaj, B. A., Apr 2018, In : American journal of surgery. 215, 4, p. 699-706 8 p.

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14 Scopus citations
2017
7 Scopus citations

Long-Term Survival after Complete Surgical Resection and Adjuvant Immunotherapy for Distant Melanoma Metastases

MMAIT-IV Clinical Trial Group, Dec 1 2017, In : Annals of surgical oncology. 24, 13, p. 3991-4000 10 p.

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33 Scopus citations

Nonvisualized sentinel lymph nodes on lymphoscintigraphy in melanoma: predictive factors and surgical outcomes

Schuitevoerder, D., Grinlington, L., Stevens, J., Nance, R., Fortino, J. & Vetto, J., Mar 24 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Nuclear Medicine Communications.

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4 Scopus citations

Reflections: Cancer Education and “The Platinum Rule”

Vetto, J. T., Mar 1 2017, In : Journal of Cancer Education. 32, 1, p. 206-207 2 p.

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2016

Cystic neutrophilic granulomatous mastitis: Association with gram-positive bacilli and corynebacterium

Troxell, M., Gordon, N. T., Doggett, J., Ballard, M., Vetto, J., Pommier, R. & Naik, A., May 1 2016, In : American Journal of Clinical Pathology. 145, 5, p. 635-645 11 p.

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17 Scopus citations

Hard Copy Durable Patient Cancer Education Materials: Do They Still Matter?

Schuitevoerder, D., Fortino, J. & Vetto, J., Jan 22 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Cancer Education. p. 1-4 4 p.

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3 Scopus citations

Is pelvic sentinel node biopsy necessary for lower extremity and trunk melanomas?

Schuitevoerder, D., Leong, S. P. L., Zager, J. S., White, R. L., Avisar, E., Kosiorek, H., Dueck, A., Fortino, J., Kashani-Sabet, M., Hart, K. & Vetto, J., Dec 17 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Surgery.

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2 Scopus citations
2015

Axillary web syndrome: An underappreciated complication of sentinel node biopsy in melanoma

Schuitevoerder, D., White, I., Fortino, J. & Vetto, J., Nov 3 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Surgery.

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8 Scopus citations

Change, organizations, and good scouts

Vetto, J., Nov 19 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Surgery.

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Merkel cell carcinoma: What makes a difference?

Tseng, J., Dhungel, B., Mills, J. K., Diggs, B. S., Weerasinghe, R., Fortino, J. & Vetto, J. T., Feb 1 2015, In : American journal of surgery. 209, 2, p. 342-346 5 p.

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11 Scopus citations

Reflections: Surgical Education-the Times they are a-Changin’: Lessons Learned from the 3rd MAYMET-ESO Joint Meeting

Tarkowski, R. & Vetto, J. T., Sep 13 2015, In : Journal of Cancer Education. 30, 3, p. 411-414 4 p.

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1 Scopus citations

Sulforaphane bioavailability and chemopreventive activity in women scheduled for breast biopsy

Atwell, L. L., Zhang, Z., Mori, M., Farris, P. E., Vetto, J. T., Naik, A. M., Oh, K. Y., Thuillier, P., Ho, E. & Shannon, J., Dec 2015, In : Cancer Prevention Research. 8, 12, p. 1184-1191 8 p.

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40 Scopus citations
2014
4 Scopus citations

Clinical impact of sentinel lymph node biopsy in patients with thick (>4 mm) melanomas

White, I., Fortino, J., Curti, B. & Vetto, J., May 2014, In : American journal of surgery. 207, 5, p. 702-707 6 p.

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11 Scopus citations

Detailed characterization of tumor infiltrating lymphocytes in two distinct human solid malignancies show phenotypic similarities

Kovacsovics-Bankowski, M., Chisholm, L., Vercellini, J., Tucker, C. G., Montler, R., Haley, D., Newell, P., Ma, J., Tseng, P., Wolf, R., Vetto, J. T., Hammill, C., Hansen, P. & Weinberg, A. D., Nov 18 2014, In : Journal for immunotherapy of cancer. 2, 1, 38.

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16 Scopus citations

Discussion

Vetto, J., May 2014, In : American journal of surgery. 207, 5, p. 691-692 2 p.

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1 Scopus citations

Reflections: The other half

Vetto, J. T., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of Cancer Education. 29, 4, p. 808-809 2 p.

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1 Scopus citations

Regional control of head and neck melanoma with selective neck dissection

Geltzeiler, M., Monroe, M., Givi, B., Vetto, J., Andersen, P. & Gross, N., Nov 1 2014, In : JAMA Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. 140, 11, p. 1014-1018 5 p.

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8 Scopus citations

Southwest oncology group S0008: A Phase III trial of high-dose interferon alfa-2b versus cisplatin, vinblastine, and dacarbazine, plus interleukin-2 and interferon in patients with high-risk melanoma-an intergroup study of cancer and leukemia group B, children's oncology group, eastern cooperative oncology group, and southwest oncology group

Flaherty, L. E., Othus, M., Atkins, M. B., Tuthill, R. J., Thompson, J. A., Vetto, J. T., Haluska, F. G., Pappo, A. S., Sosman, J. A., Redman, B. G., Moon, J., Ribas, A., Kirkwood, J. M. & Sondak, V. K., Nov 20 2014, In : Journal of Clinical Oncology. 32, 33, p. 3771-3778 8 p.

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60 Scopus citations
2013

Clinicopathologic predictors of sentinel lymph node metastasis in thin melanoma

Han, D., Zager, J. S., Shyr, Y., Chen, H., Berry, L. D., Iyengar, S., Djulbegovic, M., Weber, J. L., Marzban, S. S., Sondak, V. K., Messina, J. L., Vetto, J. T., White, R. L., Pockaj, B., Mozzillo, N., James Charney, K., Avisar, E., Krouse, R., Kashani-Sabet, M. & Leong, S. P., Dec 10 2013, In : Journal of Clinical Oncology. 31, 35, p. 4387-4393 7 p.

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140 Scopus citations

Correlation of breast cancer axillary lymph node metastases with stem cell Mutations

Donovan, C. A., Pommier, R. F., Schillace, R., O'Neill, S., Muller, P., Alabran, J. L., Hansen, J. E., Murphy, J. A., Naik, A. M., Vetto, J. T. & Pommier, S. J., Sep 1 2013, In : JAMA Surgery. 148, 9, p. 873-878 6 p.

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15 Scopus citations

Effect of biopsy type on outcomes in the treatment of primary cutaneous melanoma

Mills, J. K., White, I., Diggs, B., Fortino, J. & Vetto, J. T., May 1 2013, In : American journal of surgery. 205, 5, p. 585-590 6 p.

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33 Scopus citations

Phase i trial of preoperative chemoradiation plus sorafenib for high-risk extremity soft tissue sarcomas with dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI correlates

Meyer, J. M., Perlewitz, K. S., Hayden, J. B., Doung, Y. C., Hung, A. Y., Vetto, J. T., Pommier, R. F., Mansoor, A., Beckett, B. R., Tudorica, A., Mori, M., Holtorf, M. L., Afzal, A., Woodward, W. J., Rodler, E. T., Jones, R. L., Huang, W. & Ryan, C. W., Dec 15 2013, In : Clinical Cancer Research. 19, 24, p. 6902-6911 10 p.

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46 Scopus citations

Sentinel lymph node biopsy for melanoma: Comparison of lymphocele rates by surgical technique

White, I., Mills, J. K., Diggs, B., Hima, J. F., Ellis, M. C. & Vetto, J. T., Apr 1 2013, In : American Surgeon. 79, 4, p. 388-392 5 p.

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12 Scopus citations
2012

Fresh surgical specimens yield breast stem/progenitor cells and reveal their oncogenic abnormalities

Pommier, S. J., Hernandez, A., Han, E., Massimino, K., Muller, P., Diggs, B., Chamberlain, E., Murphy, J., Hansen, J., Naik, A., Vetto, J. & Pommier, R. F., Feb 2012, In : Annals of surgical oncology. 19, 2, p. 527-535 9 p.

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11 Scopus citations
23 Scopus citations
2011

A phase 2 trial of complete resection for stage IV melanoma: Results of Southwest Oncology Group Clinical Trial S9430

Sosman, J. A., Moon, J., Tuthill, R. J., Warneke, J. A., Vetto, J. T., Redman, B. G., Liu, P. Y., Unger, J. M., Flaherty, L. E. & Sondak, V. K., Oct 15 2011, In : Cancer. 117, 20, p. 4740-4706 35 p.

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90 Scopus citations

Assessment of copy number status of chromosomes 6 and 11 by FISH provides independent prognostic information in primary melanoma

North, J. P., Vetto, J. T., Murali, R., White, K. P., White, C. R. & Bastian, B. C., Aug 2011, In : American Journal of Surgical Pathology. 35, 8, p. 1146-1150 5 p.

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44 Scopus citations

Comparative validation of online nomograms for predicting nonsentinel lymph node status in sentinel lymph node-positive breast cancer

Hessman, C. J., Naik, A. M., Kearney, N. M., Jensen, A. J., Diggs, B. S., Troxell, M. L. & Vetto, J. T., Sep 1 2011, In : Archives of Surgery. 146, 9, p. 1035-1040 6 p.

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28 Scopus citations

Factors predictive of the status of sentinel lymph nodes in melanoma patients from a large multicenter database

White, R. L. R., Ayers, G. D., Stell, V. H., Ding, S., Gershenwald, J. E., Salo, J. C., Pockaj, B. A., Essner, R., Faries, M., Charney, K. J., Avisar, E., Hauschild, A., Egberts, F., Averbook, B. J., Garberoglio, C. A., Vetto, J. T., Ross, M. I., Chu, D., Trisal, V., Hoekstra, H. & 11 others, Whitman, E., Wanebo, H. J., Debonis, D., Vezeridis, M., Chevinsky, A., Kashani-Sabet, M., Shyr, Y., Berry, L., Zhao, Z., Soong, S. J. & Leong, S. P. L., Dec 2011, In : Annals of surgical oncology. 18, 13, p. 3593-3600 8 p.

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60 Scopus citations