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Articles by S. W. Fenwick
Based on 2 articles published since 2010
(Why 2 articles?)

Between 2010 and 2020, S. Fenwick wrote the following 2 articles about Melanoma.
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1 Guideline Uveal Melanoma UK National Guidelines. 2015

Nathan, P / Cohen, V / Coupland, S / Curtis, K / Damato, B / Evans, J / Fenwick, S / Kirkpatrick, L / Li, O / Marshall, E / McGuirk, K / Ottensmeier, C / Pearce, N / Salvi, S / Stedman, B / Szlosarek, P / Turnbull, N / Anonymous4080839. ·Mount Vernon Cancer Centre, Northwood, Middlesex, UK. Electronic address: nathan.pd@gmail.com. · Ocular Oncology Service, St Bartholomew's and Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, UK. · Department Molecular and Clinical Cancer Medicine, University of Liverpool, UK. · OcuMel UK, UK. · Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool, UK. · University Hospital Aintree, Liverpool, UK. · Patient Representative, UK. · Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, UK. · The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre, NHS Foundation Trust, Liverpool, UK. · Southampton University Hospitals and University of Southampton, UK. · University Hospital Southampton, Southampton, UK. · Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield, UK. · Southampton University Hospitals, NHS Trust, Southampton, UK. · St Bartholomew's Hospital, UK; Barts Cancer Institute, Queen Mary University of London, London, UK. · Project Manager, London, UK. ·Eur J Cancer · Pubmed #26278648.

ABSTRACT: The United Kingdom (UK) uveal melanoma guideline development group used an evidence based systematic approach (Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN)) to make recommendations in key areas of uncertainty in the field including: the use and effectiveness of new technologies for prognostication, the appropriate pathway for the surveillance of patients following treatment for primary uveal melanoma, the use and effectiveness of new technologies in the treatment of hepatic recurrence and the use of systemic treatments. The guidelines were sent for international peer review and have been accredited by NICE. A summary of key recommendations is presented. The full documents are available on the Melanoma Focus website.

2 Article The Liverpool uveal melanoma liver metastases pathway: outcome following liver resection. 2014

Gomez, D / Wetherill, C / Cheong, J / Jones, L / Marshall, E / Damato, B / Coupland, S E / Ghaneh, P / Poston, G J / Malik, H Z / Fenwick, S W. ·North Western Hepatobiliary Unit, Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Liverpool, UK. ·J Surg Oncol · Pubmed #24357463.

ABSTRACT: AIM: To determine the outcome of patients that underwent liver resection for metastases from uveal melanoma. METHODS: Over a 9-year period, patients referred with uveal melanoma metastases were included. Following treatment of primary uveal melanoma, high-risk patients were offered to be enrolled into a 6-monthly non-contrast liver magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) surveillance. Following detection of liver metastases, patients were staged with a contrast-enhanced (Primovist(®)) liver MRI, computer tomography (CT) of the thorax and staging laparoscopy. RESULTS: 155 patients were referred with uveal melanoma liver metastases, of which 17 (11.0%) patients had liver resection and one patient was treated with percutaneous radio-frequency ablation. The majority of patients undergoing liver resection were treated with multiple metastectomies (n = 8) and three patients had major liver resections. The overall median survival for patients treated with surgery/ablation was 27 (14-90) months, and this was significantly better compared to patients treated palliatively [median = 8(1-30) months, P < 0.001]. Following surgery, 11 patients had recurrent disease [median = 13(6-36) months]. Patients who had undergone a major liver resection had a significantly poorer disease-free survival (P = 0.037). CONCLUSIONS: Patients who can undergo surgical resection for metastatic uveal melanoma have a more favorable survival compared to those who do not.