Case Number 3425
Request Date 06/01/2014
Completion Date 11/03/2014

 

Details of the Request

  • How many new Stage 3 and 4 melanoma patients were seen by the Trust in: 2008 to 2013
  • What is the name of the Specialist Skin Cancer Multi-Disciplinary Team (SSMDT) for the Trust?
  • Are all Stage 3 and 4 melanoma patients discussed in the SSMDT?
  • If not all, what percentage of stage 3 and 4 melanoma patients were discussed in the SSMDT in the following years? 2008 to 2013
  • How many stage 3 and 4 melanoma patients were offered participation in a clinical trial in the following years? 2008 to 2013
  • How many stage 3 and 4 melanoma patients entered a clinical trial in the following years? 2008 to 2013
  • How many stage 3 and 4 melanoma patients entered a clinical trial of a drug in the following years? 2008 to 2013
  • How many clinical trials of drugs recruited stage 3 and 4 melanoma patients at the SSMDT in the following years? 2008 to 2013
  • How many other clinical trials (e.g. imaging, surgery, tissue collection/analysis) recruited stage 3 and 4 melanoma patients at the SSMDT in the following years? 2008 to 2013
  • If no suitable clinical trials were available locally, how many stage 3 and 4 melanoma patients were referred to other SSMDTs for a clinical trial in the following years? 2008 to 2013
  • Rank the most common obstacles to clinical trial entry for stage 3 and 4 melanoma patients at your SSMDT:
    • Patient wish not to enter clinical trial
    • No locally available clinical trial
    • Failure to meet eligibility criteria for trial

 

Details of the Response

The Trust does not hold the requested information. We do not host the specialist skin MDT where stage 3 and 4 melanomas are discussed. This MDT is hosted by the Royal Surrey County Hospital and treatment takes place there.