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Recent lectures, interviews, and presentations
Dr. Lee lectured on Melanoma: Staging and Diagnostics at the Pacific Dermatologic Association's Annual Meeting in Coronado Island, CA
August 15, 2019
Dr. Lee lectured on The Microbiome & its Role on Immunoregulation & Psoriasis at the 37th Carl M. Pearson Memorial Symposium: Frontiers of Rheumatology Conference in Marina del Rey, CA
April 13, 2019
Dr. Lee lectured on BCG as a Therapy for Inoperable Cutaneous Metastatic Melanoma at the International BCG Symposium Institut Pasteur de Lille, in Lille Cedex, France
December 5, 2018
Dr. Lee directed a forum on Advanced Melanoma-staging, Mechanisms of Current Therapies, and Update on Future Therapies at the American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA
February 19, 2018
Dr. Lee was interviewed by Claire Gillspie for SheKnows: "The Best Fabrics to Wear If You Have Psoriasis."
October 2, 2017
Dr. Lee was interviewed by Lisa Lombardi for Reader's Digest: "5 Things Dermatologists Refuse to Use on Their Hands."
September 29, 2017
Dr. Lee was interviewed Yahoo Beauty: "Researchers Are Working on How to Make Skin 'Waterproof'."
June 29, 2017
According to research published in the journal Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, an ingredient commonly found in cosmetic cleaners — anionic surfactants known as sodium lauryl sulfate — has the ability to control the outer layer of the skin, which serves as a protective barrier between underlying tissue and the environment.
Dr. Lee was interviewed by Stephanie Booth for Health.com: ""I Thought My Dark Skin Protected Me From Melanoma— I Was Wrong."
June 27, 2017
Dr. Lee was interviewed by Amy Capetta for Yahoo Beauty: "1 in 5 Indoor Tanning Salons Allow Minors, Despite Bans."
June 15, 2017
Dr. Lee was interviewed by Alina Bradford for Live Science: "Sunburn: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment."
May 19, 2017
Dr. Lee was interviewed by Korin Miller for Women'sHealth: "This woman's Skin 'Melted off' From her Medication."
May 10, 2017
Dr. Lee was interviewed by Marilynn Larkin for Reuters: "Pigmented lesion assay aids melanoma biopsy decisions."
May 4, 2017
Dr. Lee was interviewed by Amy Capetta for Yahoo Beauty: "Mom of Baby with Strawberry Mark is Sharing Her Son's 'Adventure'".
April 18, 2017
April 5, 2017
Dr. Lee interviewed by Amy Capetta in an article for Yahoo Beauty: "People who Tan Regularly are Likely to have Other Addictions"
April 3, 2017
Researchers from Yale Cancer Center concluded those who exhibited a tanning dependence — aka a tanning addiction — were six times as likely to also be dependent on alcohol and three times as likely to suffer from seasonal affective disorder (SAD).
Dr. Lee interviewed by Marilynn Larkin in an article for Reuters/MDAlert: "Dermatology consults may cut hospital stays, readmissions"
March 23, 2017
Inpatient dermatology consultations were associated with shorter hospital stays and reduced readmissions in a U.S. medical center and may do the same elsewhere, researchers in Ohio suggest.
Dr. Lee interviewed by Marilynn Larkin in an article for Reuters/The Dermatologist: "Racial Differences in Post-Transplant Skin Diseases Identified"
March 17, 2017
Optimal post-transplant skin care for organ recipients differs by race, with blacks more prone to inflammatory and infectious conditions, researchers say.
Dr. Lee interviewed by Marilynn Larkin in an article for Reuters/MDAlert: "Decision to treat actinic keratosis depends on how physicians frame risks"
January 25, 2017
How a physician describes the risk of malignant transformation strongly influences a patient's decision to treat actinic keratosis (AK), researchers in Pennsylvania suggest.
Dr. Lee interviewed by Missy Wilkinson in an article for Thrllist: "They're trying to ban kids from using tanning beds, which probably should already be a rule."
January 23, 2017
"People have argued that the FDA is going after women who own small businesses. I understand you're trying to find angles, but tanning beds are just a health hazard."
Dr. Lee was interviewed by Amy Capetta in an article, "Tell Us Something New: Redheads Have Higher Risk of Melanoma."
July 14, 2016
Gene variants that are found in people with red hair, fair skin, and freckles are linked to a higher number of genetic mutations (a permanent alteration that differs from what is found in most people) in skin cancers.
Dr. Lee was interviewed on an article, “Paper-based Sensor for Monitoring Sun Exposure.”
June 3, 2016
Dr. Lee commented in an article by Cindy Kuzma, “Is It Dangerous to Keep a Hair Tie Around Your Wrist? One woman's serious infection highlights the potential danger, but simple steps can keep you safe.”
December 3, 2015
One woman's serious infection highlights the potential danger, but simple steps can keep you safe.
Dr. Lee commented in an article: “6 Workout Secrets That Won't Worsen Psoriasis.”
When you have psoriasis, it may be daunting to think about working out and getting sweaty. But with a few modifications, there are ways to have a safe workout despite psoriasis flare-ups.
Dr. Lee was interviewed on an article on "The unusual signs of skin cancer."
September 29, 2014
Radio interview with Donald Morrison from KFI-AM 640 regarding the unusual signs of skin cancer.
Dr. Lee was interviewed on an article on "Women who avoid summer sunbathing twice as likely to die as those who sunbathe every day."
August 3, 2014
Radio interview with Donald Morrison from KFI-AM 640 regarding new study on women who avoid summer sunbathing twice as likely to die as those who sunbathe every day .
Dr. Lee commented in an article written by Regina Boyle Wheeler on "Determining your specific symptoms and lifestyle needs will assist your doctor in finding the right combination of treatments to help control psoriatic arthritis."
May 12, 2014
Online interview with EverydayHealth.com (exclusive health content provide for AOL.com)
Dr. Lee was featured on her published results of breakthrough research on "Microbial Dysbiosis Is Associated with Human Breast Cancer."
January 8, 2014
Researchers from the John Wayne Cancer Institute (JWCI) at Saint John’s Health Center just published the results of breakthrough research that may change the future of breast cancer treatment and prevention.
Dr. Lee was interviewed about "Tattoos can hide malignant melanomas"
August 18, 2013
Radio interview with Donald Morrison from KFI-AM 640 regarding tattoos hiding malignant melanomas.
Dr. Lee was interviewed about "Melanoma Awareness"
May 17, 2013
Radio interview with Frank Mottek KNX-AM 1070 from CBS newstalk radio “Business Hour”.
Dr. Lee was interviewed about "Why smoking might raise your odds for skin cancer"
July 1, 2012
Radio interview with Donald Morrison from KFI-AM 640.
Dr. Lee was interviewed about "Why melanoma rates are increasing among young adults."
April 15, 2012
Radio interview with Donald Morrison from KFI-AM 640.