Articles, Books & Media

Review Articles

Bataille V. Genetics of familial and sporadic melanoma. Clinical and Experimental Dermatology 2000;25:464-470.

Bataille V. Genetic Epidemiology of Melanoma. Eur J Cancer. 2003;39:1341-1347.

Bataille V and deVries E. Melanoma : epidemiology, risk factors and prevention. BMJ. 2008 Nov 20;337:a2249.

Bataille V. Genetics of melanoma and melanoma risk factors. Dermatology in Practice. 2009

Glass D and Bataille V. Melanoma risk factors and controversies. RSM Clinical Risk. 2009

Bataille V. Melanoma Risk factors. Expert Reviews. October 2009

Bataille V. Early detection of melanoma improves survival. The Practitioner. October 2009

Bataille V, Lens M and Spector TD. The use of the twin model to investigate the genetics and epigenetics of skin disease with genomic, transcriptomic and methylation data. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 2012;

Bataille V. Sun exposure, sumbeds and sunscreens and melanoma. What are the controversies? Curr Oncol Rep 2013;156:526-532.

Bataille V. Melanoma: shall we move away from the sun and focus more on embryogenesis, body weight and longevity. Med Hypothesis. 2013;8:846-850.


Book Chapters

JA Newton and V Bataille. The Atypical Mole Syndrome- definition of phenotype. The epidemiology of melanoma, Vancouver. Editors Gallagher RP and Elwood JM. Kluwer Academic Publishers. Boston 1994.

V Bataille. Melanoma Screening Chapter. BMJ Evidenced Based Oncology. Eds Chris Williams, Vivien Bramwell, Xavier Bonfill, Jack Cuzick, John F Forbes, Robin Grant, David Guthrie, Malcolm Mason, Peter Simmonds, Arun D Singh, Rosalyn Weston and Hywell Williams. June 2003. BMJ Publishing Group 2003.

Skin cancer prevention, V del Marmol , V Bataille, M Trakatelli, C Ullrich , in Managing Skin Cancer Stockfleth E; Rosen T, Scumack, S (Eds), 2010, XIV, 226p, Springer Verlag, ISBN : 978-3-540-79346-5.

ABC of Skin Cancer – ISBN: 1444312502 – View Book

Managing Skin Cancer – ISBN: 354079347X – View Book

Prevention, Diagnosis, Referral and Management of Melanoma of the Skin – ISBN: 1860163017 – View Book

Media Appearances

New York Times: Having moles may mean younger skin cells. July 24th 2007

Daily Mail.. Vitamin D deficiencies blamed on our fear of sunshine. 9th August 2009

Sunday Times and The Australian. Our beauty spots and moles are more than skin deep. November 2010. – View

BBC News Health: Skin moles linked to delayed ageing. 22 November 2010 – View

Daily Mail, Why you should love your moles. 31 Jan 2012 – View

Kings College Press Cuttings:


Melanoma The Practitioner Review – View Article.

Bataille Expert Review – View Article.