Dennis LKCumulative sun exposure in association with melanoma, does sun sensitivity matter? Cancers. 2022; 14, 1008.

Langston ME, Brown HE, Lynch CF, Roe D, Dennis LK. Ambient UVR is a risk factor for cutaneous melanoma, but not environmental arsenic exposure. Int J Environ. Res. Public Health. 2022; 19, 1742. 

Catalfamo CJ, Brown HE, Dennis LK. Evaluating the strength of association of human papillomavirus infection with penile carcinoma: a meta-analysis. (In press) 

Dennis LK, Lynch CF, Brown H, Laukaitis C, Lashway S, Smith E. Cancer In: Remington P (ed). Maxcy-Rosenau-Last Public Health and Preventive Medicine. New York: McGraw-Hill Medical, 16th edition.  2022.

Dennis LK, Hsu C-H, Arrington AK. Reduction in Standard Cancer Screening in 2020 throughout the U.S. Cancers. 2021; 13: 5918.

Jung AM, Jahnke SA, Dennis LK, Bell ML, Burges JL, Jitnarin N, Kaipust CM, Farland LV. Occupational factors and miscarriages in the US fire service: a cross-sectional analysis of women firefighters. Environ Health. 2021;20(1):116. doi:10.1186/s12940-021-00800-4

Miller JM, Harvey EM, Hsu C-H, Dennis LK.  Objective assessment of spectacle wear in infants and toddlers using a wearable sensor.  Transl Vis Sci Technol. 2021; 10(9):29. doi: 10.1167/tvst.10.9.29.

Lashway SG, Harris RB, Farland LV, O’Rourke MY, Dennis LK. Age and cohort trends in malignant melanoma in the United States. Cancers. 2021; 13(15): 3866

Dennis LK, Jung AM, Reynolds KA, Abrell L. Stability of chemical UV filters in sunscreens exposed to vehicle cabin temperatures. Am J Dermatol Research Reviews. 2021; 4:46. DOI: 10.28933/ajodrr-2021-06-0805

Dennis LK, Martin MK, Zaman T, Okello AM. Reliability of a Self-Assessment of skin color using a color palette. Arc Clin Exp Dermatol. 2020;2(1):111.

Li J, Yu T, Javed I, Siddagunta C, Pakpahan R, Langston ME, Dennis LK, Kingfield D, Kos L, Moore DJ, Andriol GL, Lai HH, Colditz GA, Sutcliffe S. Does weather trigger urologic chronic pelvic pain syndrome flares? A case-crossover analysis in the multidisciplinary approach to the study of chronic pelvic pain research network. Neurourology and Urodynamics. 2020;111.

Langston ML, Horn M, Khan S, Pakahan R, Doering M, Dennis LK, Sutcliffe S. A systematic review and meta-analysis of associations between clinical prostatitis and prostate cancer: new estimates accounting for detection bias. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2019; 28(10):1594-1603.

Dennis LK, Brown HE, Farland LV. DSM II Colormeter for measuring skin color: its usefulness and reliability of its measurement of melanin. J Dermatol Cosmet Treat. 2019; 1(1):1-5.

Brown H, Dennis L, Lauro P, Purve J, Pelley E, Oren E. Emerging evidence for infectious causes of cancer in the United States. Epidemiologic Reviews. 2019; 41:82-96.

Harvey EM, Miller JM, Davis AL, Twelker JD, Dennis LK. Spectacle Wear in Toddlers: Frequency of Wear and Impact of Treatment on the Child and Family. Transl Vis Sci Tech (TVST). 2018; 7(6); 43 doi 10.1167/tvst.7.6.43.

Jung AM, Dennis LK, Jacobs ET, Wondrak G. Sun sensitivity and sun protective behaviors during sun exposure among indoor office workers in the American Midwest. Photodermatol, Photoimmunol & Photomed. 2018; Epub June 2018 - doi: 10.1111/phpp.12403. [Epub ahead of print].†

Harvey EM, McGrath ER, Miller JM, Davis AL, Twelker JD, Dennis LK. A Preliminary Study of Astigmatism and Early Childhood Development. J AAPOS (Am Assoc Ped Opthalmol Strabismus). 2018; 22(4):294-298. doi: 10.1016/j.jaapos.2018.03.004. Epub 2018 Jun 19.

Tsai RJ, Dennis LK, Lynch CF, Snetselaar LG, Zamba GKD, Scott-Conner C. Lymphedema following breast cancer: the importance of surgical methods and obesity. Front Womens Health. 2018;3(2):1-6. doi: 10.15761/FWH.1000144†

Langston ME, Dennis LK, Lynch CF, Roe D, Brown HE. Temporal Trends in Satellite-Derived Erythemal UVB and Implications for Ambient Sun Exposure Assessment. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2017;14(2): pii: E176. doi: 10.3390/ijerph14020176.†

Harvey EM, Leonard-Green TK, Mohan K, Kulp MT, Davis AL, Miller JM, Twelker JD, Camus I, Dennis LK. Interrater and Test-Retest Reliability of the Beery Visual-Motor Integration in Schoolchildren. Optom Vis Sci. 2017;94(5):598-605.

Hansen V, Oren E, Dennis LK, Brown HE. Infectious Disease Mortality Trends in the United States, 1980-2014. JAMA. 2016; 316(20): 2149-2151.†

Mohan K, Miller JM, Harvey EM, Gerhart KD, Apple H, Apple D, Smith J, Davis AL, Leonard-Green T, Campus I, Dennis LK. Assessment of Grating Acuity in Infants and Toddlers using an Electronic Acuity Card: The Dobson Card. J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus. 2016; 53(1): 56-9.

Dennis LK, Lashway SG, Langston ME. Sun sensitivity and sunburns as related to cutaneous melanoma among populations of Spanish descent: a meta-analysis. J Dermatol Res Ther. 2015; 1(2):1-5. †

Christensen DK, Dennis LK, Lynch CF, Smith EM, Snetselaar LG. Sunless tanning product use among young adults as related to their prevention behaviors regarding ultraviolet radiation. Invest Dermatol Venereol Res. 2015; 1(2): 1-6. †

Dennis LK, Coughlin JA, VanBeek MJ. Mean nevus counts by sun sensitivity factors, frequency of artificial tanning, and sunburns among sorority and fraternity-affiliated university students. J J Expt Derm Res. 2015; 1(2):1-8.

Dennis LK, Lowe JB. Does artificial UV use prior to spring break protect students from sunburns during spring break?. Photodermatol, Photoimmunol & Photomed. 2013; 29(3) 140-8. [PMID:23651274

Schweizer ML, Bossen A, McDanel JS, Dennis LK. Staphylococcus aureus colonization before infection is not associated with mortality among S. aureus-infected patients: a meta-analysis. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2012;33(8):796-802. [PMID:22759547]†  

Askelson NM, Campo S, Smith S, Lowe JB, Dennis LK, Andsager J. Assessing physicians’ intentions to talk about sex when they vaccinate girls against HPV. Sexual Educ. 2011; 11(4); 431-41. †  

Askelson NM, Campo S, Smith S, Lowe JB, Dennis LK, Andsager J. The birds, the bees and the HPVs: what drives mothers’ intentions to use the HPV vaccination as a chance to talk about sex? J Pediatr Health Care. 2011; 25(3):162-70. [PMID: 21514491](Epub 4/2/2010). †  

Dennis LK, Lynch CF, Sandler DP, Alavanja MC. Pesticide use and cutaneous melanoma in pesticide applicators in the Agricultural Heath Study. Environ Health Perspect. 2010; 118:812-7. [PMID: 20164001]

Askelson NM, Campo S, Lowe JB, Dennis LK, Smith S, Andsager J. Factors related to physicians’ willingness to vaccinate girls against HPV: the importance of subjective norms and perceived behavioral control. Women & Health. 2010; 50(2):144-58. [PMID: 20437302] †  

Askelson NM., Campo S, Lowe JB, Smith S, Dennis LK, Andsager J. Using the theory of planned behavior to predict mothers’ intentions to vaccinate their daughters against HPV. J School Nursing. 2010; 26(3):194-202. [PMID: 20335232] †

Wells TS, Bukowinski AT, Smith TC, Smith B, Dennis LK, Chu LK, Gray GC, Ryan MAK. Racial differences in prostate cancer risk among US Servicemen with equal access to care. Prostate. 2010; 70(7):727-34. [PMID: 20033887].

Dennis LK, Kancherla V, Snetselaar LG. Adolescent attitudes towards tanning: does age matter? Pediatr Health. 2009; 3(6):565-78.

Dennis LK, Coughlin JA, McKinnon BC, Wells TS, Gaydos CA, Hamsikova E, Gray GC. Sexually transmitted infections and prostate cancer among men in the US military. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2009; 18(10):2665-71. [PMID: 19755645].

Tsai RJ, Dennis LK, Lynch CF, Snetselaar LG, Zamba GK, Scott-Conner C. The risk of developing arm lymphedema among breast cancer survivors: a meta-analysis of treatment factors. Ann Surg Oncol. 2009; 16(7):1952-72. [PMID: 19365624]. †

Dennis LK, Lowe JB, Snetselaar LG. Tanning behavior among young frequent tanners is related to attitudes and not lack of knowledge about the dangers. Health Educ J. 2009; 68(3):232-44.  

Rocheleau CM, Romitti PA, Dennis LK. Pesticides and hypospadias: a meta-analysis. J Pediatr Urology. 2009; 5(1):17-24. [PMID: 18848807]. †

Beining RM, Dennis LK, Smith EM, Dokras A. Meta-analyses of intrauterine device use and risk of endometrial cancer. Ann Epidemiol. 2008; 18(6):492-9. [PMID: 18261926]. †

Lazovich A, Stryker JE, Mayer JA, Hillhouse J, Dennis LK, Pichon L, et al. Measuring nonsolar tanning behavior: indoor and sunless tanning. Arch Derm. 2008; 144(2):225-30. [PMID: 18283180].

Dennis LK, Lowe JB, Lynch CF, Alavanja MC. Cutaneous melanoma and obesity in the Agricultural Health Study. Ann Epidemiol. 2008; 18(3):214-21. [PMID: 18280921]. (PMCID: PMC2459339)

Dennis LK, VanBeek MJ, Beane Freeman LE, Smith BJ, Dawson DV, Coughlin JA. Sunburns and risk of cutaneous melanoma: does age matter? a comprehensive meta-analysis. Ann Epidemiol 2008; 18(8):614-27. [PMID: 18652979].

Dennis LK, Kim Y, Lowe JB. Consistency of reported tanning behaviors and sunburn history among sorority and fraternity students. Photodermatol, Photoimmunal Photomed. 2008; 24(4):191-8. [PMID: 18717960].

Romitti PA, Herring AM, Dennis LK, Wong-Gibbons DL. Meta-analysis: pesticides and orofacial clefts. Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2007; 44(4):358-65. [PMID: 17608552].  

Nothwehr F, Dennis L, Wu H. Measurement of behavioral objectives for weight management. Health Educ Behav, 2007; 34(5):793-809. [PMID: 16816028].

Dennis LK, Ritchie JM, Resnick MI. Prostate cancer and consistency of reporting sexual histories in men over age 50. Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis. 2005; 8(3):243-7. [PMID: 15983628]

Beane Freeman LE, Dennis LK, Lynch CF, Lowe JB, Clark WR. Test-retest of self-reported exposure to artificial tanning devices, self-tanning creams, and sun sensitivity showed consistency. J Clin Epidemiol. 2005; 58(4):430-2. [PMID: 15862730]. †

Beane Freeman LE, Dennis LK, Lynch CF, Thorne PS, Just CL. Toenail arsenic content and cutaneous melanoma in Iowa. Am J Epidemiol. 2004; 160(7):679-87. [PMID: 15383412]. †

Dennis LK, Snetselaar LG, Smith BJ, Stewart RE, Robbins MEC. Problems with the assessment of dietary fat in prostate cancer studies. Am J Epidemiol, 2004; 160(5):436-44. [PMID: 15321840].

Dennis LK, Beane Freeman LE, VanBeek MJ. Sunscreen use and melanoma: a quantitative review. Ann Internal Med. 2003; 139(12):966-78. [PMID: 14678916].

Dennis LK, Snetselaar LG, Nothwehr FK, Stewart RE. Developing a scoring method for evaluating dietary methodology in reviews of epidemiological studies. J Am Diet Assoc. 2003; 103(4):483-7. [PMID: 12669012].

Dennis LK, Dawson DV, Resnick MI. Vasectomy and the risk of prostate cancer: a meta-analysis examining vasectomy status, age at vasectomy, and time since vasectomy. Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis. 2002; 5(3):193-203. [PMID: 12496981]

Dennis LK, Lynch CF, Torner JC. Epidemiological association between prostatitis and prostate cancer. Urology. 2002; 60(1):78-83. [PMID: 12100928].

Dennis LK, Cohen MB. On the chemoprevention TRAIL. Cancer Biol Ther. 2002; 1(3):291-2. [PMID: 12432280].

Dennis LK, Dawson DV. Meta-analysis of measures of sexual activity and prostate cancer. Epidemiology. 2002; 13(1):72-9. (Referenced in Reuters Health 2/14/02, abstract reprinted in J Urology 168(2):863, 2002.) [PMID: 11805589]

Dennis LK, Hayes RB. Alcohol and prostate cancer. Epidemiol Reviews. 2001; 23(1):110-4. [PMID: 11588834]

Cooper GS, Yuan Z, Stange KC, Dennis LK, Amini SB, Rimm AA. Agreement of Medicare claims and tumor registry data for assessment of cancer-related treatment. Med Care. 2000; 38(4):411-21. [PMID: 10752973]

Dennis LK, Resnick MI. Analysis of recent trends in prostate cancer incidence and mortality. Prostate. 2000; 42(4):247-52. [PMID: 10679753]

Dennis LK. Meta-analysis for combining relative risks of alcohol consumption and prostate cancer. Prostate. 2000; 42(1):56-66. [PMID: 10579799]

Stewart RE, Dennis LK, Dawson DV, Resnick MI. A meta-analysis of risk estimates for prostate cancer related to tire and rubber manufacturing operations. J Occup Environ Med. 1999; 41(12):1079-84. [PMID: 10609228]†

Dennis LK. Melanoma incidence by body site: effects of birth-cohort adjustment. Arch Derm. 1999; 135(12):1553-4. [PMID: 10606076]

Dennis LK. Increasing risk of melanoma with increasing age. JAMA. 1999; 282(11):1037-8. [PMID: 10493200]

Dennis LK. Analysis of the melanoma epidemic, both apparent and real: data from the 1973 through 1994 SEER program registry. Arch Derm. 1999; 135(3):275-80. [PMID: 10086448]

Cooper GS, Yuan Z, Stange KC, Amini SB, Dennis LK, Rimm AA. The utility of Medicare claims data for measuring cancer stage. Med Care. 1999; 37(7):706-11. [PMID: 10424641]

Cooper GS, Yuan Z, Stange KC, Dennis LK, Amini SB, Rimm AA. The sensitivity of Medicare claims data for case assessment of six common cancers. Med Care. 1999; 37(5):436-44. [PMID: 10335746]

Cooper GS, Yuan Z, Bowlin SJ, Dennis LK, Kelly R, Chen H, Rimm AA. An ecological study of the effectiveness of mammography in reducing breast cancer mortality. Am J Public Health. 1998; 88(2):281-4. [PMID: 9491023]

Rahman MI, Dennis LK, Gibson-Shreve LD. Selections from current literature: issues in genetic testing for cancer. Fam Pract. 1997; 14(6):510-6. [PMID: 9476085]

Rahman MI, Campbell JW, Dennis LK, Gibson-Shreve LD. Selections from current literature: abortion, breast cancer and causal inferences. Fam Pract. 1996; 13(2):194-200. [PMID: 8732334]

Dennis LK, White E, McKnight B, Kristal A, Lee JA, Odland P. Nevi and migration within the United States and Canada: a population-based cross-sectional study. Cancer Causes Control. 1996; 7(4):464-73. [PMID: 8813435]

Dennis LK, White E, Lee JA, Kristal A, McKnight B, Odland P. Constitutional factors and sun exposure in relation to nevi: a population based cross-sectional study. Am J Epidemiol, 1996; 143(3):248-56. [PMID: 8561158]

Goldberg BW, von Borstel ER, Dennis LK, Wall E. Firearm injury risk among primary care patients. J Fam Pract. 1995; 41(2):158-62. [PMID: 7636456]

Wall EM, Dennis LK. Guest Editorial: Will the real primary care provider please stand up? J Am Board Fam Pract. 1995; 8(1):73-5. [PMID: 7701967]

Sugarman JR, Dennis LK, White E. Cancer survival among American Indians in western Washington State (United States). Cancer Causes Control. 1994; 5(5):440-448. [PMID: 7999966]

Longstreth WT Jr, Copass MK, Dennis LK, Rauch-Matthews ME, Stark MS, Cobb LA. Intravenous glucose after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: a community-based randomized trial. Neurology. 1993; 43(12):2534-41. [PMID: 8255453]

Longstreth WT Jr, Dennis LK, McGuire VM, Drangsholt MT, Koepsell TD. Epidemiology of intracranial meningioma. Cancer. 1993; 72(3):639-48. [PMID: 8334619]

Dennis LK, White E, Lee J. Recent cohort trends in malignant melanoma by anatomic site in the United States. Cancer Causes Control. 1993; 4(2):93-100. [PMID: 8481498]

McArtor RE, Iverson DC, Benken D, Dennis LK. Family practice residents' identification and management of obesity. Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord. 1992; 16(5):335-40. [PMID: 1319967]

McArtor RE, Iverson DC, Benken DE, Gilchrist VJ, Dennis LK, Broome RA. Physician assessment of patient motivation: influence on disposition for follow-up care. Am J of Prev Med. 1992; 8(3):147-9. [PMID: 1633000]

Calonge BN, Miller RS, Dennis LK, Joffe LS. AIDS in primary care: a report from the Ambulatory Sentinel Practice Network. J Fam Pract. 1991; 32(4):369-72. [PMID: 2010733]


Peer Reviewed Book Chapters

Dennis LK, Lynch CF, Brown H, Laukaitis C, Lashway S, Smith E.  Cancer. In: Remington P (ed). Maxcy-Rosenau-Last Public Health and Preventive Medicine. New York: McGraw-Hill Medical, 16th edition.  In Press


Langston ME, Lashway SG, Dennis LK. Risk factors for sun exposure during spring break among college students. In: Sun Exposure: Risk Factors, Protection Practices and Health Effects. Nova Science Publishers, Inc. 2015. †


Dennis LK, Lynch CF. Smith E. Cancer In: Wallace RB, Kohatsu N (eds). Maxcy-Rosenau-Last Public Health and Preventive Medicine. New York: McGraw-Hill Medical, 15th edition. 2007, 1408 p. (ASIN: 0071441980)

Dennis LK, Pallotta SL. Chronic disease in rural health. In: Loue S, Quill B (eds). Handbook of Rural Health. New York: Kluwer Academic. 2001.

Dennis LK, White E. Risk factors for the prevalence of nevi: a review. In: Gallagher RP (ed). Epidemiologic Aspects of cutaneous malignant Melanoma. Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishers. 1994.