Accepted for Publication: February 27, 2014.
Published Online: June 25, 2014. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.514.
Author Contributions: Drs Moloney and Coates had full access to all of the data in the study and take responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis.
Study concept and design: Guitera, Mann, Menzies.
Acquisition, analysis, or interpretation of data: Moloney, Coates, Haass, Ho, Khoury, O'Connell, Raudonikis, Schmid, Mann, Menzies.
Drafting of the manuscript: Moloney, Coates, O'Connell, Mann, Menzies.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Moloney, Guitera, Coates, Haass, Ho, Khoury, Raudonikis, Schmid, Mann, Menzies.
Statistical analysis: Coates, O'Connell.
Obtained funding: Mann, Menzies.
Administrative, technical, or material support: Coates, Khoury, O'Connell, Raudonikis, Schmid.
Study supervision: Mann, Menzies.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported.
Funding/Support: This study was funded by translational program grants from the Cancer Institute New South Wales to S.W.M. and G.J.M. and was indirectly supported by a program grant of the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council to G.J.M. N.K.H. is a recipient of a Cameron Fellowship from the Melanoma and Skin Cancer Research Institute, Australia, and is a Sydney Medical School Foundation Fellow.
Role of the Sponsor: The funders had no role in the design and conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis, and interpretation of the data; preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript; and decision to submit the manuscript for publication.
Additional Contributions: Michelle Avramidis, BSc, and Betty Doan-Tran, BSc, Sydney Melanoma Diagnostic Centre, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, provided assistance with setting up, providing related advice, and undertaking TBP at the Sydney Melanoma Diagnostic Centre. Richard Scolyer, MD, Tissue Pathology and Diagnostic Oncology, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, provided the histopathology photographs and advice. They were not compensated financially for their contributions.