Information with regards to Melanoma

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Dear Stockport NHS Foundation Trust,

I would like to please request the following information:

The purpose of these questions is to understand the variability of treatment within your trust and in context to the rest of the country.

Q1. In the past 3 months (or the latest 3 months data you have available), how many melanoma patients were treated with:
• Bevacizumab (Avastin)
• Dacarbazine (DTIC)
• Trametinib (Mekinist)
• Dabrafenib (Tafinlar)
• Ipilimumab (Yervoy)
• Vemurafenib (Zelboraf)
• Nivolumab (Opdivo)
• Nivolumab + Ipilimumab (Opdivo + Yervoy)
• Pembrolizumab (Keytruda)
• Vemurafenib + cobimetinib (Zelboraf + Cotellic)
• Dabrafenib + Trametinib (Tafinlar + Mekinist)
• Braftovi (encorafenib) in combination with Mektovi (binimetinib) for BRAF V600 patients
• Other active systemic anti-cancer therapy [please state]
• Palliative care only

Q2. In the past 3 months (or the latest 3 months data you have available), how many metastatic melanoma patients were treated with the following:
• Ipilimumab
• Ipilimumab AND Nivolumab
• Nivolumab
• Pembrolizumab
• Dabrafenib AND Trametinib
• Any Other Targeted Therapy (Dabrafenib /Encorafenib AND Binimetinib /Trametinib /Vemurafenib /Vemurafenib AND Cobimetinib)
• Other active systemic anti-cancer therapy
• Palliative care only

Thank you for answering these questions.

Yours faithfully,

Ed Fryer

FOI, Stockport NHS Foundation Trust

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Stockport NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Mr Fryer,

 

I am writing regarding your request for information, which we received via
e-mail on the 01/04/2022.

 

All skin cancer patients referred to our dermatology department and our
Dermatology Department is now handled by Salford Royal NHS Foundation
Trust; we do not have any clinics on site. Therefore I would advise that
your request would be more appropriately addressed to Salford Royal NHS
Foundation Trust at the address below:

 

Information Governance

IM&T

CSB - C Block

Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust

Stott Lane

Salford

M6 8HD

 

You can also submit your request on-line at:
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If I can be of any further assistance please do not hesitate to contact
me.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Laura Sillitoe

Freedom of Information and Information Governance Support Officer

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust

Stepping Hill Hospital

Poplar Grove

Stockport

Cheshire. SK2 7JE

Tel: 0161 419 4160 / 5295

Email: [2][Stockport NHS Foundation Trust request email]

 

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