Prof Andrew Spillane MD FRACS

Surgical Oncology

Prof Andrew Spillane

Prof Andrew Spillane

Clinical practice:

Surgical management of breast cancer, melanoma and soft tissue tumours such as sarcoma. Includes sentinel lymph node biopsy, regional lymph node dissection, breast reconstruction and oncoplastic breast surgery techniques. Consults at North Sydney.

Hospital appointments (regular operating lists):

The Mater and Royal North Shore Hospitals.

Andrew Spillane is Professor of Surgical Oncology at The University of Sydney, Northern Clinical School. He specialises in the surgical management of breast cancer and melanoma. Andrew is a senior VMO surgeon at the Mater North Sydney, Royal North Shore Hospital and North Shore Private Hospitals.

Andrew is past President of Breast Surgeons of Australia and New Zealand Inc. (BreastSurgANZ), a member of the Breast Cancer Trials (formerly ANZBCTG) Scientific Advisory Committee and BCT breast surgery Craft Group Lead, a board member and Deputy Chair of the Executive of Melanoma and Skin Cancer (MASC) Trials Group (formerly the ANZMTG). He is a member of the BCNA Medical Advisory Committee. Andrew is Breast sub-editor for the ANZ Journal of Surgery, an editorial board member of Annals of Surgical Oncology and the Journal of Surgical Oncology and founding co-director of the University of Sydney’s Graduate Certificate in Breast Surgery. Andrew’s current research interests investigate issues around quality assurance in surgery, safe introduction of new surgical techniques and promoting clinical trial involvement by surgeons. He is involved in clinical and translational research on aspects of breast cancer and melanoma. He has been an author on about 140 peer reviewed publications and co-authored 4 book chapters. He lectures and teaches students at the University of Sydney’s, Northern Clinical School.

Publications

2020

  • Smith AL, Watts CG, Robinson S, Schmid H, Goumas C, Mar VJ, Thompson J, Rapport F, Braithwaite J, Gyorki DE, Henderson M, Hong AM, Kelly JW, Long GV, Menzies, AM, Morton RL, Saw RPM, Scolyer RA, Spillane AJ, Mann GJ, Cust AE. Knowledge and attitudes of Australian dermatologists towards sentinel lymph node biopsy for melanoma: a mixed methods study. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 2020 Accepted 19/10/2020
  • EA Rozeman,1 EP Hoefsmit,2* ILM Reijers,1* RPM Saw,3,4,5 JM Versluis1, O Krijgsman,2 P Dimitriadis,2 K Sikorska,6 BA van de Wiel,7 H Eriksson,8 M Gonzalez,9 A Torres Acosta,6 LG Grijpink-Ongering, 6 K Shannon,3,5 JBAG Haanen,1,2 J Stretch,3,4,5 S Ch’ng,3,4,5 OE Nieweg,3,4, 5 HA Mallo,1 S Adriaansz,1 R Kerkhoven,10 S Cornelissen,11 A Broeks,11 WMC Klop,12 CL Zuur,12 W van Houdt,12 DS Peeper,2 AJ Spillane,3,4 ACJ van Akkooi,12 RA Scolyer,13,14 TNM Schumacher,2 AM Menzies,9,15,16 GV Long9,15,16 and CU Blank1 Two and Four Year Relapse-free Survival Update and Baseline Biomarker Analyses from trials of Neoadjuvant and Adjuvant Ipilimumab plus Nivolumab in Stage III Melanoma. Nature Medicine 2020 accepted October.
  • Hubbley S, Barton R, Snook KL, Spillane AJ. Sentinel Node Occult Lesion Localisation (SNOLL) Technique for Impalpable Breast Cancer. ANZ Journal of Surgery 2020 Accepted 13102020.
  • Flitcroft K, Brennan ME, Spillane AJ. Optimal referral pathways for preference-sensitive treatment options: A case study of breast reconstruction in Australia. Archives of Breast Cancer Accepted 10/10/2020
  • Alexander M. Menzies, MD PhD*1,2, Rodabe N. Amaria*3, Elisa A. Rozeman*4, Alexander C. Huang*5,6, Michael T. Tetzlaff*3, Bart A. van de Wiel*4, Serigne Lo*1, Ahmad Tarhini8, Hussein A. Tawbi3, Elizabeth M. Burton3, Thomas Pennington1,7, Robyn PM Saw1,7, Xiaowei Xu5, Giorgos C. Karakousis5,6, Paolo A. Ascierto9, Andrew J. Spillane1,2, Alexander C.J. van Akkooi4, Tara C. Mitchell^5,6, Michael A. Davies^3, Richard A. Scolyer^1,7, Jennifer A. Wargo^3, Christian U. Blank^4, Georgina V. . Pathological response and survival with neoadjuvant therapy in melanoma: a pooled analysis from the International Neoadjuvant Melanoma Consortium (INMC). Nature Medicine. Accepted September 2020
  • Whole genome sequencing of acral melanoma reveals genomic complexity and diversity. Nature Communications Accepted September 2020
  • Nickel B, McCaffery K, Houssami N, Jansen J, Saunders C, Spillane A, Rutherford C, Dixon A, Barratt A, Stuart K , Roberston G, Herch J. Views of healthcare professional about the role of Active Monitoring in the management of Ductal Carcinoma in Situ (DCIS): qualitative interview study. The Breast, accepted 8 September 2020
  • M. T. Tetzlaff1,2*y, C. Adhikari3 y, S. Lo3 y, R. V. Rawson3 ,4 ,5, R. N. Amaria6, A. M. Menzies3 ,7 , J. S. Wilmott3 , P. M. Ferguson3 ,4 ,5, M. I. Ross8 , A. J. Spillane3 ,7 , K. A. Vu1, J. Ma9, J. Ning9, L. Haydu8 , R. P. M. Saw3 ,4 , J. A. Wargo8 ,10 , H. A. Tawbi6 , J. E. Gershenwald8 ,11, G. V. Long3 ,7 z, M. A. Davies2,6 ,12z & R. A. Scolyer3 ,4 ,5. Histopathological features of complete pathological response predict recurrence-free survival following neoadjuvant targeted therapy for metastatic melanoma. Ann Oncol 2020: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.annonc.2020.07.016
  • Olofsson Bagge R, Kicinski M, Faries MB, Gyorki DE, Isaksson K, Katsarelias D, Lo S, Moncrieff M, Spillane A, Suciu S, van Akkooi A. Comment on "Factors Affecting Sentinel Node Metastasis in Thin (T1) Cutaneous Melanomas: Development and External Validation of a Predictive Nomogram". J Clin Oncol. 2020 Jul 23:JCO2001680. doi: 10.1200/JCO.20.01680. Online ahead of print. PMID: 32701414 
  • Law MH, Aoude LG, Duffy DL, Long GV, Johansson PA, Pritchard AL, Khosrotehrani K, Mann GJ, Montgomery GW, Iles MM, Cust AE, Palmer JM; Melanoma GWAS Consortium, Shannon KF, Spillane AJ, Stretch JR, Thompson JF, Saw RPM, Scolyer RA, Martin NG, Hayward NK, MacGregor S. Multiplex melanoma families are enriched for polygenic risk. Hum Mol Genet. 2020 Jul 27:ddaa156. doi: 10.1093/hmg/ddaa156. Online ahead of print. PMID: 32716505
  • Mohammed Kashani-Sabet, MD 1; James R. Miller, III, PhD1; Serigne Lo, PhD 2,3; Mehdi Nosrati, BS1; Jonathan R. Stretch, MBBS 2,3,4; Kerwin F. Shannon, MBBS 2,3,4; Andrew J. Spillane, MD 2; Robyn P. M. Saw, MS2,3,4; James E. Cleaver, PhD5; Kevin B. Kim, MD1; Stanley P. Leong, MD1; John F. Thompson, MD2,3,4;and Richard A. Scolyer, MD 2,3,4,6 . Reappraisal of the prognostic significance of mitotic rate supports its reincorporation into the melanoma staging system. Cancer 2020 accepted.
  • Lo et al. 2020 “Improved Risk Prediction Calculator for Sentinel Node Positivity in Patients With Melanoma: The Melanoma Institute Australia Nomogram.” Journal of Clinical Oncology In press: JCO1902362 PMID:32530761
  • Alexander C. J. van Akkooi, MD, PhD1, and Andrew J. Spillane. ASO Author Reflections: The Landmark Series: Neoadjuvant Systemic Therapy (NAST) for Stage 3 Melanoma Patients: A Potential Paradigm Shift in Management. Ann Surg Oncol (2020) 27:2201–2202. https://doi.org/10.1245/s10434-020-08570-y
  • Spillane AJ, A Menzies, van Akkooi A. ASO-2020-02-0230.R1 The Landmark Series: Neoadjuvant Systemic Therapy (NAST) for Stage 3 Melanoma Patients – a potential paradigm shift in management. Ann Surg Oncol 2020 May 7. doi: 10.1245/s10434-020-08570-y. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Christopher G Harris 1,2, Serigne Lo 1,3, Tasnia Ahmed 1, Richard A Scolyer 1,2,3, Peter M Ferguson 1,2,3, Rooshdiya Karim 2, T Quoc Lam 2, Kenneth K Lee 1,2, Kerwin F Shannon 1,2,3, Andrew J Spillane 1, 3, 4, Jonathan R Stretch 1,2,3, John F Thompson 1,2,3 and Robyn PM Saw 1,2,3 Primary dermal melanoma: clinical behaviour, prognosis and treatment. EJSO 2020. Available online 1 May 2020. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejso.2020.04.043
  • Haydu LE1, Lo SN2,3, McQuade JL4, Amaria RN4, Wargo J1, Ross MI1, Cormier JN1, Lucci A1, Lee JE1, Ferguson SD5, Saw RPM2,3,6, Spillane AJ2,3,7, Shannon KF2,7, Stretch JR2,3,7, Hwu P8, Patel SP4, Diab A4, Wong MKK4, Glitza Oliva IC4, Tawbi H4, Carlino MS2,3,9, Menzies AM2,3,7, Long GV2,3,7, Lazar AJ10,11,12,13, Tetzlaff MT10,13, Scolyer RA2,3,6, Gershenwald JE1, Thompson JF2,3,7, Davies MA4. Cumulative Incidence and Predictors of CNS Metastasis for Patients With American Joint Committee on Cancer 8th Edition Stage III Melanoma. J Clin Oncol. 2020 May 1;38(13):1429-1441. doi: 10.1200/JCO.19.01508. Epub 2020 Jan 28
  • Frances Rapport,*1 Andrea L Smith,*1 Anne E Cust,2,3 Graham Mann,3,4 Caroline Watts,2,5 David Gyorki,6 Michael Henderson,6 Angela Hong,3,7 John Kelly,8 Georgina Long,3,7 Victoria Mar,8 Rachael Morton,3,9 Robyn Saw,3,7 Richard Scolyer,3,7 Andrew Spillane,3,7 John Thompson,3 Jeffrey Braithwaite1 Identifying challenges to implementation of clinical practice guidelines for sentinel lymph node biopsy in patients with melanoma in Australia: protocol paper for a mixed methods study. BMJ Open 2020 Feb 27;10(2):e032636. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-032636.
  • Watts CG, Smith AL, Robinson S, Chang C, Schmid H, Goumas C, Kelly J,, Hong A, Scolyer R, Long G, Spillane A, Henderson M, Gyorki D, Mar V, Morton RM, R Saw, Varey A, Mann GJ, Thompson J , Cust AE. Australian general practitioners’ attitudes and knowledge of sentinel lymph node biopsy in melanoma management. Accepted The Australian Journal of General Practice, January 24, 2020
  • Salindera S, M, Spillane AJ. What are the appropriate thresholds for High Quality Performance Indicators for Breast Surgery in Australia and New Zealand? THEBREAST; 2020;51: 94-101. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.breast.2020.01.007
  • Flitcroft K, Brennan ME, Salindera S, Spillane AJ. Increasing access to breast reconstruction for women living in underserved non-metropolitan areas of Australia. Supportive Care in Cancer. 2020 Jun;28(6):2843-2856. doi: 10.1007/s00520-019-05130-3. Epub 2019 Nov 15
  • Flitcroft K, Brennan ME, Spillane AJ. ANS-2019-00748.R1. On the frontiers of change”: Breast surgeons’ views on demarcation between surgical sub-specialties in Australia. Type: Original Article ANZ J Surg 2020;90(3) 317 324. https://doi.org/10.1111/ans.15580
  • Julia Chen MBBS, BSc(Med)Hons1,*, Neshanth Easwaralingam MBBS, FRACS1,*, Sanjay Warrier MBBS, FRACS2, Andrew Ong MBChB, FRACS3, Emma-Kate Carson MBChB, FRACP1,3, Cindy Mak MBBS, FRACS2, Kylie Snook MBBS, FRACS4 , Kate Middleton, MBBS, FRCPA1, Andrew Parker MBBS, FRCPA1, Carlo Palmieri MRCP, PhD5, Andrew Spillane MD, FRACS4, G Bruce Mann FRACS, PhD6, Elgene Lim FRACP, PhD1,*, Davendra Segara FRACS, PhD1 Window of Opportunity Treatment in Breast Cancer: Review Article ANZ J Surg 2020 Jan;90(1-2):34-40. doi: 10.1111/ans.15487. Epub 2019 Nov 26
  • Nijhuis A, Thompson JF, Spillane AJ, Saw RPM, Menzies A, Uren R, Nieweg O. Current management of patients with melanoma who are found to be sentinel node-positive. ANZ J Surg 2020 Volume90, Issue4;491-496; http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ans.15491

2019

  • Russell Diefenbach, Jenny Lee, Dario Strbenac, Jean Yang, Alexander Menzies, Matteo Carlino, Georgina Long, Andrew Spillane, Jonathan Stretch, Robyn Saw, John Thompson, Sydney Ch'ng, Richard Scolyer, Richard Kefford, Helen Rizos. Genomic landscape of patient-matched tumor and circulating cell-free DNA in metastatic melanoma Cancers. 2019;11, 1905 DOI: 10.3390/cancers11121905
  • Michael A Henderson, John Spillane, Michael Hughes, Andrew Spillane, B Mark Smithers, John F Thompson. New treatment paradigms for clinically-apparent metastatic melanoma in regional lymph nodes. ANZ J Surg 2019 Oct;89(10):1187-1189. doi: 10.1111/ans.15407
  • Yingyu Feng, Kathy Flitcroft, Marina T. van Leeuwen, Adam G Elshaug, Andrew Spillane, Sallie-Anne Pearson. Patterns of immediate breast reconstruction in NSW Australia: a population-based study. ANZJ Surg 2019 Oct;89(10):1230-1235. doi: 10.1111/ans.15381. Epub 2019 Aug 16
  • Georgina V Long, Robyn P M Saw, Serigne Lo, Omgo E Nieweg, Kerwin F Shannon, Maria Gonzalez, Alexander Guminski, Jenny H Lee, Hansol Lee, Peter M Ferguson, Robert V Rawson, James S Wilmott, John F Thompson, Richard F Kefford, Sydney Ch’ng, Jonathan R Stretch, Louise Emmett, Rony Kapoor, Helen Rizos, Andrew J Spillane, Richard A Scolyer, Alexander M Menzies. Neoadjuvant dabrafenib combined with trametinib for resectable, stage IIIB–C, BRAFV600 mutation-positive melanoma (NeoCombi): a single-arm, open-label, single-centre, phase 2 trial. Lancet Oncol 2019 Jul;20(7):961-971. doi: 10.1016/S1470-2045(19)30331-6. Epub 2019 Jun 3
  • Felicity Newell, Yan Kong, James Wilmott, Peter Johansson, Peter Ferguson, Chuan Liang Cui, Zhongwu Li, Stephen Kazakoff, Hazel Burke, Tristan Dodds, Ann-Marie Patch, katia Nones, Varsha Tembe, Ping Shang, Louise van der Weyden, Kim Wong, Oliver Holmes, Serigne Lo, Conrad Leonard, Scott Wood, Qinying Xu, Robert Rawson, Pamela Mukhopadhyay, Reinhard Dummer, Mitchell Levesque, Göran Jönsson, Xuan Wang, Iwei Yeh, Hong Wu, Nancy Joseph, Boris Bastian, Georgina Long, Andrew Spillane, Kerwin Shannon, John Thompson, Robyn Saw, David Adams, Lu Si, John Pearson, Nicholas Hayward, Nicola Waddell, Graham Mann, Jun Guo, and Richard Scolyer. Whole-genome landscape of mucosal melanoma reveals diverse drivers and therapeutic targets. Nature Communications 2019 Jul 18;10(1):3163. doi: 10.1038/s41467-019-11107-x
  • Spillane AJ, Flitcroft K, Warrier S, Katelaris A. Evaluation of a structured clinical program and formal coursework in breast surgeon training in Australia and New Zealand. EJSO 2019 Oct;45(10):1821-1826. doi: 10.1016/j.ejso.2019.05.014. Epub 2019 May 16.
  • Amaria, Rodabe N ; Menzies, Alexander M ; Burton, Elizabeth M ; Scolyer, Richard A ; Tetzlaff, Michael T ; Antdbacka, Robert ; Ariyan, Charlotte ; Bassett, Roland ; Carter, Brett ; Daud, Adil ; Faries, Mark ; Fecher, Leslie A ; Flaherty, Keith T ; Gershenwald, Jeffrey E ; Hamid, Omid ; Hong, Angela ; Kirkwood, John M ; Lo, Serigne ; Margolin, Kim ; Messina, Jane ; Postow, Michael A ; Rizos, Helen ; Ross, Merrick I ; Rozeman, Elisa A ; Saw, Robyn P M ; Sondak, Vernon ; Sullivan, Ryan J ; Taube, Janis M ; Thompson, John F ; van de Wiel, Bart A ; Eggermont, Alexander M ; Davies, Michael A ; Andrews, Miles C ; Berry, Donald A ; Block, Matthew S ; Boland, Genevieve M ; Bollin, Kathryn B ; Carlino, Matteo S ; Carvajal, Richard D ; Cohen, Jonathan ; Davar, Diwakar ; Delman, Keith A ; Dummer, Reinhard ; Farwell, Michael D ; Fisher, David E ; Fusi, Alberto ; Glitza, Isabella C ; de Gruijl, Tanja D ; Gyorki, David E ; Hauschild, Axel ; Hieken, Tina J ; Larkin, James ; Lawson, David H ; Lebbe, Celeste ; Lee, Jeffrey E ; Lowe, Michael C ; Luke, Jason J ; Mcarthur, Grant A ; Mcdermott, David F ; Mcquade, Jennifer L ; Mitchell, Tara C ; Petrella, Teresa M ; Prieto, Peter A ; Puzanov, Igor ; Robert, Caroline ; Salama, April K ; Sandhu, Shaneen ; Schadendorf, Dirk ; Shoushtari, Alexander N ; Sosman, Jeffrey A ; Swetter, Susan M ; Tanabe, Ken K ; Turajlic, Samra ; Tyler, Douglas S ; Woodman, Scott E ; Wright, Frances C ; Zager, Jonathan S ; Ascierto, Paolo A ; Spillane, Andrew J ; van Akkooi, Alexander C J ; Wargo, Jennifer A ; Blank, Christian U ; Tawbi, Hussein A ; Long, Georgina V. Neoadjuvant Systemic Therapy in Melanoma:  Recommendations of the International Neoadjuvant Melanoma Consortium. Lancet Oncol 2019 Jul;20(7):e378-e389. doi: 10.1016/S1470-2045(19)30332-8
  • Nicholas Zdenkowski1,2,3, Phyllis Butow4, Andrew Spillane1,5, Charles Douglas3, Kylie Snook5, Mark Jones6, Christopher Oldmeadow6, Sheryl Fewster7, Corinna Beckmore8, Frances M Boyle1,9 Patient-reported outcomes with neoadjuvant vs adjuvant systemic therapy for operable breast cancer.  Breast 2019 Aug;46:25-31. doi: 10.1016/j.breast.2019.04.003. Epub 2019 Apr 20
  • Elisa A Rozeman, MD; Alexander M Menzies, MD; Alexander C J van Akkooi, MD; Chandra Adhikari, MD; Bart van de Wiel, MD; Richard A Scolyer, MD; Oscar Krijgsman, PhD; Karolina Sikorska, PhD; Hanna Eriksson, MD; Annegien Broeks, PhD; Johannes V van Thienen, MD; Alexander Guminski, MD; Alex Torres, PhD; Sylvia ter Meulen, CNS; Anne Miek Koenen, CNS; Kerwin Shannon, MD; Loes M. Pronk, PhD; Maria Gonzalez, Sydney Ch’ng, MD; Hanna Emanuelsson, MD; Lindsay G Grijpink-Ongering, BSc; Jonathan Stretch, MD ; Stijn Heijmink, MD; Harm van Tinteren, PhD; John B A G Haanen, MD; Omgo Nieweg, MD; Willem M C Klop, MD; Lotje Zuur, MD; Robyn P M Saw, MD; Winan J van Houdt, MD; Andrew J Spillane, MD; Johan Hansson, MD; Ton N. Schumacher, PhD; Georgina V. Long, MD; and Christian U Blank, MD. Identification of the optimal combination scheme of neoadjuvant ipilimumab plus nivolumab in macroscopic stage III melanoma: a multicentre randomized phase 2 study (OpACIN-neo). Lancet Oncology 2019
  • Jenny H Lee1,2, Robyn PM Saw2,3,4, John F Thompson2,3,4, Serigne Lo2,4, Andrew J Spillane2,5, Kerwin F Shannon2,6, Jonathan Stretch2, Julie Howle7, Alexander M Menzies2,4,5, Matteo S Carlino2,4,7, Richard F Kefford1,2,7, Georgina V Long2,4,5, Richard A Scolyer2,4,8, Helen Rizos1,2Pre-operative ctDNA predicts survival in high risk stage III cutaneous melanoma patients. Ann Oncol 2019 May 1;30(5):815-822. doi: 10.1093/annonc/mdz075
  • Oh DD, Flitcroft K, Brennan ME, Snook KL, Spillane AJ. Outcomes of breast reconstruction in older women: Patterns of uptake and clinical outcomes in a large metropolitan practice. ANZ J Surg  2019 Jun;89(6):706-711. doi: 10.1111/ans.15145. Epub 2019 Apr 29
  • Gelareh Farshid, Michael Bilous, Adrienne Morey, Stephen Fox, Sunil Lakhani, Sherene Loi, Richard Bell, Andrew Spillane. ASCO CAP 2018 HER2 Testing Guidelines: Summary of Pertinent Recommendations for Practice in Australia. Pathology 2019 Jun;51(4):345-348. doi: 10.1016/j.pathol.2019.02.004. Epub 2019 May 7.
  • Spillane AJ, Hong A, Fogarty G. Re-examining the role of adjuvant radiation therapy. Journal of Surgical Oncology 2019 Jan;119(2):242-248. doi: 10.1002/jso.25329. Epub 2018 Dec 16
  • Brennan, Meagan E and Spillane, Andrew J. Breast symptoms in adolescents and young adults presenting to a specialist breast clinic [online].  Australian Journal of General Practice, Vol. 48, No. 3, Mar 2019: 146-151. Availability: ISSN: 2208-7958. [cited 19 May 20].

2018

  • Oh DD, Flitcroft K, Brennan ME, Snook KL, Spillane AJ. Patient-reported outcomes of breast reconstruction in older women: Audit of a large metropolitan public/private practice in Sydney, Australia. Psycho-Oncology 2018 Dec;27(12):2815-2822. doi: 10.1002/pon.4895. Epub 2018 Oct 10
  • Erica B. Friedman, Tristan J. Dodds, Serigne Lo, Peter M.Ferguson, Matthew Beck, Robyn P.M. Saw, Jonathan R. Stretch, Kenneth J. Lee, Omgo E. Nieweg, Andrew J. Spillane, Richard A. Scolyer, John F.Thompson. Correlation Between Surgical and Histologic Margins in Melanoma Wide Excision Specimens. Ann Surg Oncol 2019 Jan;26(1):25-32. doi: 10.1245/s10434-018-6858-y. Epub 2018 Oct 16
  • James S. Wilmott1,9,11*§, Peter A. Johansson2*, Felicity Newell2*, Nicola Waddell2,3, Peter Ferguson1,4,9,11, Camelia Quek1,9,11, Katia Nones2, Ann-Marie Patch2, Ping Shang1,9,11, Antonia L. Pritchard2,5, Stephen Kazakoff 2,3, Oliver Holmes2,3, Conrad Leonard2,3, Scott Wood2,3, Robyn P. M. Saw1,4, Andrew J. Spillane1,9, Jonathan R. Stretch1,9, Kerwin F. Shannon1,4, 9, 11 , Richard F. Kefford1,6, Georgina V. Long1,9,11, John F. Thompson1,4,9,11, John V. Pearson2,3#, Graham J. Mann1,8#, Nicholas K. Hayward1,2#, Richard A. Scolyer1,4,9,11#.Whole genome sequencing of melanomas in adolescent and young adults reveals distinct mutation landscapes and the potential role of germline variants in disease susceptibility. Int J Cancer 2019 Mar 1;144(5):1049-1060. doi: 10.1002/ijc.31791. Epub 2018 Nov 21.
  • M. T. Tetzlaff1,2,*, J. L. Messina3, J. E. Stein4, X. Xu5, R. N. Amaria6, C. Blank7, B. Van De Wiel7, P. M. Ferguson8, R. V. Rwson8, M. I. Ross9, A. J. Spillane10, J. E. Gershenwald9,11, R.P.M. Saw8, T. Mitchell12, A. M. Menzies10, G. V. Long10, J. A. Wargo9,13, M. A. Davies2,6,14, V. G. Prieto1,15, J. M. Taube4,& and R. A. Scolyer8,& Pathological assessment of resection specimens after neoadjuvant therapy for metastatic melanoma. Ann Oncol 2018 Accepted June 14 2018 Aug 1;29(8):1861-1868. doi: 10.1093/annonc/mdy226
  • Azimi F1, Flitcroft K, Mathieu E, Karantonis R, Snook K, Spillane AJ. Low level laser treatment is ineffective for capsular contracture - results of the LaTCon randomized controlled trial. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery PRS-D-17-02092R2 2018. Accepted 3/05/2018
  • Marc Moncrieff1*, David Gyorki2*, Robyn Saw3, Andrew Spillane3, Howard Peach4, Deemesh Oudit5, Jenny Geh6, Peter Dziewulski7, Ewan Wilson8, Paolo Matteucci9, Rowan Prtichard-Jones10, Roger Olofsson Bagge11, Frances Wright12, Nic Crampton13, Oliver Cassell14, Navid Jallali15, Adam Berger16, John Kelly17, Stephen Hamilton18, Amer Durrani19, Serigne Lo20, Elizabeth Paton20, Michael Henderson2. 1cm versus 2cm excision margins for pT2-pT4 primary cutaneous melanoma (MelMarT): A feasibility study. Ann Surg Oncol 2018 Accepted March https://doi.org/10.1245/s10434-018-6470-1
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