What is the role of the surgeon in the management of head and neck mucosal melanoma in the immunotherapy era?

Edmond, Mark, Nenclares, Pablo, Harrington, Kevin, Ap Dafydd, Derfel, Bagwan, Izhar, Begg, Donna, Lingley, Ken, Patterson, Gillian, Payne, Miranda, Steven, Neil, Turnbull, Nancy, Yip, Kent, Silva, Priyamal, Kerawala, Cyrus, Paleri, Vinidh and King, Emma (2021) What is the role of the surgeon in the management of head and neck mucosal melanoma in the immunotherapy era? Head & neck. ISSN 1097-0347. This article is available to all UHB staff and students via ASK Discovery tool http://tinyurl.com/z795c8c by using their UHB Athens login IDs

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Abstract

INTRODUCTION

The advent of immunotherapy has impacted both the management and, to a lesser extent, the outcomes for patients with head and neck mucosal melanoma. As a consequence, one might expect that the role of the surgeon would be limited to the diagnostic work-up and that systemic therapies would be the mainstay of treatment.

METHODS AND RESULTS

Here, we present the surgical aspects of the recently published United Kingdom Head and Neck Mucosal Melanoma Guideline to highlight the continued role of surgeons in the management of this disease. We highlight key areas where surgeons remain the lead clinician and reinforce the multidisciplinary requirement for exemplary patient care.

CONCLUSIONS

Despite the advent of immunotherapy, surgeons continue to have a key role to play in this disease. When indicated, it is essential that appropriate surgery is offered by a suitably experienced team.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: This article is available to all UHB staff and students via ASK Discovery tool http://tinyurl.com/z795c8c by using their UHB Athens login IDs
Subjects: QZ Pathology. Oncology
Divisions: Clinical Support > Immunology
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Depositing User: Jamie Edgar
Date Deposited: 09 Sep 2021 10:29
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2021 10:29
URI: http://www.repository.uhblibrary.co.uk/id/eprint/4627

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