Cancer All Sorts

Within your health trust how many patients are currently [within the past 6 months] being treated for head and neck cancer (Squamous cell carcinoma)?  See below

Of these patients how many are locally advanced and how many are recurrent and/or metastatic head and neck cancer patients?  130 patients 

1. Locally advanced 117 patients
2. Recurrent and/or metastatic 13 patients

Of these patients please split by their current drug treatment;
Carboplatin (Only or in combination with 5-FU)
Cetuximab (Erbitux) and chemotherapy or radiotherapy
Cetuximab (Erbitux) Only
Cisplatin (Only or in combination with 5-FU)
Docetaxel (Taxotere), (Only or in combination with 5-FU)
Fluorouracil (5FU)
Radiotherapy Only
Other – Specify

 The Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust does have dispensing records for these agents but we do not record the indication for which the agent is to be used for at the point of dispensing.

These agents are not solely used in head and neck cancers or colorectal cancers therefore this information is not available centrally and the cost of compliance to gather, analyse and report on the requested information would exceed the appropriate limit under Section 12 of the Freedom of Information Act.

 Within your health trust how many patients are currently [within the past 6 months] being treated for metastatic Colorectal Cancer? 82 patients

Of those patients please split by their current drug treatment; 

Bevacizumab
Cetuximab
Panitumumab
Aflibercept
Oxaliplatin
Irinotecan
5-Fluorouracil
Irinotecan with 5-fluorouracil (5FU) and folinic acid [FOLFIRI]
Oxaliplatin with 5-fluorouracil (5FU) and folinic acid [FOLFOX]
Capecitabine and oxalipatin (CAPOX / XELOX)
Capecitabine and irinitecan (CAPIRI)
Other – Specify

The Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust does have dispensing records for these agents but we do not record the indication for which the agent is to be used for at the point of dispensing.

These agents are not solely used in head and neck cancers or colorectal cancers therefore this information is not available centrally and the cost of compliance to gather, analyse and report on the requested information would exceed the appropriate limit under Section 12 of the Freedom of Information Act.

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