Daniel Berg M.D., FRCPC Director Dermatologic Surgery Professor, Dermatology University of Washington Update on Skin Cance...
Cosmas and Damien Patron Saints of Transplantation
What’s “Old”
 
Skin Cancer Facts: <ul><li>Skin cancer incidence and aggressiveness increased in OTRs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>After the four...
Skin Cancer Facts: <ul><li>Treat AKs aggressively </li></ul><ul><ul><li>LN2, topicals, PDT </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Treat Sk...
Update Topics <ul><li>Aldara Literature Update </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Study shows safety and efficacy </li></ul></ul><ul><l...
Imiquimod
Imiquimod (Aldara) <ul><li>Is it effective in OTRs? </li></ul><ul><li>Are there side effects (e.g. rejection)? </li></ul>
Imiquimod (Aldara) <ul><li>RCT. N=43 (small) </li></ul><ul><li>3X/week for 16 weeks </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Face, forehead o...
Reduction Immunosuppression
Changes in Immunosuppression % of all kidney transplants on medication at time of discharge Source: OPTN 2007 Report. Tabl...
Evidence Supporting Reduction  of Immunosuppression <ul><li>More NMSC with 3- vs 2-drug regimen </li></ul>Reviewed in: Otl...
Which Agent is Worst? <ul><ul><li>Heart > Kidney </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Less skin cancer in non-transplant patients on...
RCT Study <ul><li>Kidney transplant recipients on CyA/Imuran </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Compared high to low dose CYA regimens ...
Dantal, J et al. Lancet1998;351(9103):623.
Evidence Supporting Reduction  of Immunosuppression <ul><li>Case Series: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Decreased skin cancer after...
Otley, Berg, Ulrich ... Br J Derm 2006:154:395-400. Otley et al. Brit J  Derm 2007 157, pp1183–1188 Severe Severe Severe 1...
Proliferation Signal Inhibitors Sirolimus Everolimus
Rapamycin <ul><li>May be different than other immunosuppressants and skin cancer </li></ul><ul><li>Anti-angiogenic, anti-n...
PSIs <ul><li>M-TOR key target in: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Translation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Angiogenesis </li></ul></ul...
<ul><li>PSIs Target mTOR </li></ul><ul><li>Key player in: </li></ul><ul><li>Translation </li></ul><ul><li>Angiogenesis </l...
Rapamycin and Skin Cancer <ul><li>>1000 Patients on Rapa/CyA </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>U Texas Houston Cohort </li></ul></...
Rapamycin and Skin Cancer <ul><li>Pooled (5) rapamycin studies - 2 year data </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Skin cancer incidence <...
Rapamycin and Skin Cancer <ul><li>Retrospective UNOS/OPTN Review (963 days) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>TOR Inhibitor Maintenanc...
Rapamycin and Skin Cancer <ul><li>At 3 months after renal transplant. 430 patients randomized to remain on CsA-SRL-steroid...
“ There are no evidence-based guidelines for the use of PSIs in renal transplant patients with malignancies…..” From: Camp...
Rapamycin and Side Effects <ul><li>Hyperlipidemia </li></ul><ul><li>Wound Healing </li></ul><ul><li>Renal Function </li></...
Rapamycin and Wound Healing <ul><li>For General Surgery </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Most studies show Increased Incidence of: </...
Rapamycin and Wound Healing <ul><li>For General Surgery </li></ul><ul><ul><li>If desired for primary immunosuppression, op...
Rapamycin and Wound Healing <ul><li>What about Derm Surgery? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Relatively little experience </li></ul>...
Sirolimus and Healing Brewer et al. Dermatologic Surgery 2008;34:216-223 <ul><li>“ Non-significant” Trend to: </li></ul><u...
Rapamycin and Wound Healing <ul><li>Derm Surgery Recommendations : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Do not need to stop Rapamycin </l...
Does Skin Cancer Affect Decision to Transplant?
Should Patients With Prior Skin Cancer Be Transplant Donors Or Recipients? <ul><li>Depends on specifics of cancer </li></u...
American Journal of Transplantation2005; 5 ( 9), 2 079-2084
Melanoma in Transplant Patients
Melanoma in Transplant Patients <ul><li>Three Scenarios of Interest: </li></ul><ul><li>De Novo Melanoma </li></ul><ul><li>...
Melanoma in Transplant Patients <ul><li>De Novo Melanoma </li></ul><ul><li>Standard guidelines plus: </li></ul><ul><ul><li...
PreTransplant Melanoma in Recipient <ul><li>Management of Patient waiting for organ with history of melanoma </li></ul>Fro...
PreTransplant – Melanoma in Donor <ul><li>20 recipients from 11 donors with  retrospectively  diagnosed MM </li></ul><ul><...
PreTransplant – Melanoma in Donor <ul><li>“… because melanoma, … pose(s) a high transmission risk, we recommend avoiding d...
PreTransplant – Melanoma in Donor <ul><li>In U.S. 2% of donors have a past hx of CA. </li></ul><ul><li>Review 2000-2005 (n...
PreTransplant – Melanoma in Donor <ul><li>Other notes : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>140 donors had melanoma (Breslow unknown) </...
PreTransplant – Melanoma in Donor <ul><li>Conclusion : </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t transplant with donor history of metastatic...
Further Reading: Reviews <ul><li>Kauffman et al. Post-transplant de novo malignancies in renal transplant recipients: the ...
<ul><li>Otley CC </li></ul><ul><li>Stasko T.  </li></ul><ul><li>Skin Disease in Organ Transplantation.  Cambridge. 2008 </...
 
www.itscc.org
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The End
Changes in Immunosuppression % of all kidney transplants on medication 1 year after Source: OPTN 2007 Report. Table 5.6f 8...
Tuberous Sclerosis Complex Bissler et al.  Sirolimus for Angiomyolipoma in TS Complex. NEJM 2008;358:140. <ul><li>Open Lab...
Which Agent is Worst? <ul><li>Animal data </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Azathioprine > Cyclosporine > steroids </li></ul></ul><ul>...
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  1. 1. Daniel Berg M.D., FRCPC Director Dermatologic Surgery Professor, Dermatology University of Washington Update on Skin Cancer in Organ Transplant Recipients 2008
  2. 2. Cosmas and Damien Patron Saints of Transplantation
  3. 3. What’s “Old”
  4. 5. Skin Cancer Facts: <ul><li>Skin cancer incidence and aggressiveness increased in OTRs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>After the fourth year post-transplant, 27% of heart patients in Australia die of skin cancer </li></ul></ul><ul><li>OTRs need increased </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Surveillance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lower threshold for biopsy </li></ul></ul>
  5. 6. Skin Cancer Facts: <ul><li>Treat AKs aggressively </li></ul><ul><ul><li>LN2, topicals, PDT </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Treat Skin Cancers with usual methods more aggressively applied </li></ul><ul><li>Special issues: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Field resection (e.g. hand) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reduction of Immunosuppression </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Retinoid Chemoprevention </li></ul></ul>
  6. 7. Update Topics <ul><li>Aldara Literature Update </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Study shows safety and efficacy </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Reduction of Immunosuppression </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Guidance for Discussion with Transplant Docs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New Survey Data </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Update on mTOR Inhibitors </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mechanism </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Data for Efficacy (SCC in OTRs, KS, Tuberous Sclerosis) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Side Effects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wound Healing Issue </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Melanoma in Transplant Patients </li></ul>
  7. 8. Imiquimod
  8. 9. Imiquimod (Aldara) <ul><li>Is it effective in OTRs? </li></ul><ul><li>Are there side effects (e.g. rejection)? </li></ul>
  9. 10. Imiquimod (Aldara) <ul><li>RCT. N=43 (small) </li></ul><ul><li>3X/week for 16 weeks </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Face, forehead or bald scalp </li></ul></ul><ul><li>100cm2 field (2 sachets/application) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>4-10 AKs within each field. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>62% complete clearance vs 0% placebo. </li></ul><ul><li>No evidence graft rejection </li></ul>Ulrich, C.et al. Brit J Derm , Volume 157, Supplement 2, December 2007 , pp. 25-31(7)
  10. 11. Reduction Immunosuppression
  11. 12. Changes in Immunosuppression % of all kidney transplants on medication at time of discharge Source: OPTN 2007 Report. Table 5.6e 0.5% 0.1% 0 Everolimus 11.7% 0 0 Mycophenolate Sodium 8.3% 82.4% 12% 76% 0.9% 2006 2001 1992 MEDICATION 17% 0 Sirolimus 56% 3 Tacrolimus 39% 94 Cyclosporine 77% 0 Mycophenolate Mofetil 5% 87% Azathioprine
  12. 13. Evidence Supporting Reduction of Immunosuppression <ul><li>More NMSC with 3- vs 2-drug regimen </li></ul>Reviewed in: Otley, Maragh. Dermatol Surg 2005; 31:163-8. CAP > AP or CP
  13. 14. Which Agent is Worst? <ul><ul><li>Heart > Kidney </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Less skin cancer in non-transplant patients on one agent </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>E.g. IBD on Azathioprine </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Conclusion : </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Overall intensity of immunosuppression most important </li></ul></ul></ul>
  14. 15. RCT Study <ul><li>Kidney transplant recipients on CyA/Imuran </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Compared high to low dose CYA regimens </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Trough CyA 75-125 vs 150-250 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>66 months follow-up </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More rejection episodes with low dose but : </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Fewer skin and other malignancies </li></ul><ul><li>Same Overall AND Graft Survival </li></ul>Dantal, J et al. Lancet1998;351(9103):623.
  15. 16. Dantal, J et al. Lancet1998;351(9103):623.
  16. 17. Evidence Supporting Reduction of Immunosuppression <ul><li>Case Series: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Decreased skin cancer after cessation of immunosuppression (Otley et al) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prolonged disease free survival from metastatic skin cancer with RI (Moloney et al) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Kaposi’s Sarcoma, PTLD, Merkel Cell Ca regresses with RI </li></ul>Reviewed in: Otley, Maragh. Dermatol Surg 2005; 31:163-8.
  17. 18. Otley, Berg, Ulrich ... Br J Derm 2006:154:395-400. Otley et al. Brit J Derm 2007 157, pp1183–1188 Severe Severe Severe 13. Individual high risk skin cancer – 90% mortality over 3 years (untreatable metastatic SCC; stage IV melanoma; metastatic Merkel cell carcinoma) Severe Severe Severe 12. Individual high risk skin cancer – 50% mortality over 3 years (metastatic SCC; stage IIC/III melanoma; aggressive Merkel cell carcinoma; visceral KS) Moderate Moderate Severe 11. Individual high risk skin cancer – 25% mortality over 3 years (very high risk SCC; stage IIB melanoma) Moderate Moderate Severe 10. Individual high risk skin cancer – 10% mortality over 3 years ( high risk SCC; early Merkel cell; stage IIA melanoma) Moderate Moderate Moderate 9. Individual high risk skin cancer – 5% mortality over 3 years (moderate risk SCC; stage IB melanoma) Mild Moderate Moderate 8. Individual high risk skin cancer – 1% mortality over 3 years (average risk SCC; cutaneous/oral KS; stage IA melanoma) Moderate Moderate Moderate 7. History of > 25 NMSC per year Moderate Mild Moderate Mild Moderate Mild 6. History of 11-25 NMSC per year Moderate Mild Moderate Mild Moderate Mild 5. History of 6-10 NMSC per year Mild Mild Mild 4. History of 2-5 NMSC per year Mild None None 3. History of < 1 NMSC per year None None None 2. History of actinic keratosis None None None 1. No history of actinic keratoses or skin cancer LIVER ALLOGRAFT CARDIAC ALLOGRAFT RENAL ALLOGRAFT Level of reduction of immunosuppression to consider Skin Cancer Scenarios – Transplant MD/ Derm Opinion
  18. 19. Proliferation Signal Inhibitors Sirolimus Everolimus
  19. 20. Rapamycin <ul><li>May be different than other immunosuppressants and skin cancer </li></ul><ul><li>Anti-angiogenic, anti-neoplastic properties </li></ul><ul><li>Both drugs FDA approved (Sirolimus 1999) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pharmacokinetic differences </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>e.g. T1/2 60 (Rapa) vs 28 (Everolimus) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sirolimus better studied for skin cancer. </li></ul></ul>
  20. 21. PSIs <ul><li>M-TOR key target in: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Translation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Angiogenesis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Proliferation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Active trials in other cancers </li></ul><ul><li>Efficacy IN </li></ul><ul><ul><li>SCC in OTRs; Kaposi’s Sarcoma </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Angiomyolipomas in Tuberous Sclerosis </li></ul></ul>
  21. 22. <ul><li>PSIs Target mTOR </li></ul><ul><li>Key player in: </li></ul><ul><li>Translation </li></ul><ul><li>Angiogenesis </li></ul><ul><li>Proliferation </li></ul><ul><li>Active Trials In: </li></ul><ul><li>AML &CML </li></ul><ul><li>Lymphoma </li></ul><ul><li>Myeloma </li></ul><ul><li>Sarcoma </li></ul><ul><li>Others </li></ul>The Oncologist 2007;12:1007 Curr Opin Hem 2008;15:88
  22. 23. Rapamycin and Skin Cancer <ul><li>>1000 Patients on Rapa/CyA </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>U Texas Houston Cohort </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>2.4% incidence of skin cancer/5 yr mean </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Compare with 7% historical controls. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ratio only 1.58 that of general population (SEER data)/5 yr </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Problem: No control; >50% Patients African-American or Hispanic </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kahan et al. Transplantation 2005;80(6):749. </li></ul></ul>
  23. 24. Rapamycin and Skin Cancer <ul><li>Pooled (5) rapamycin studies - 2 year data </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Skin cancer incidence </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>CyA 6.9% </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>CyA + Aza 4.3% </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>CyA + Rapa (low dose) 2.0% p< 0.01 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>CyA + Rapa (high dose) 2.8% p<0.05 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Rapa vs CyA: 0% vs 1.3% (NS trend) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Rapa + CyA withdrawal vs Rapa + CyA: 2.3 vs 5.1% (NS trend) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ref: Mathew Clin Transplan 2004;18:446-9. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  24. 25. Rapamycin and Skin Cancer <ul><li>Retrospective UNOS/OPTN Review (963 days) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>TOR Inhibitor Maintenance showed 60% reduced risk of any post-transplant malignancy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Kauffman et al. Transplantation 2005;80:883 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Case Series: 16/16 renal transplant patients with cutaneous KS complete remission at 3 months with conversion from CyA to Rapa </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Stallone et al. NEJM 2005:352(13):1317. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  25. 26. Rapamycin and Skin Cancer <ul><li>At 3 months after renal transplant. 430 patients randomized to remain on CsA-SRL-steroids vs SRL-steroids alone (SRL troughs doubled): </li></ul><ul><li>At 5 yr: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Median time to first skin CA 491d vs 1126d </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Estimated rate of non skin cancer: 9.6% vs 4% </li></ul></ul>Campistol JM et al. Sirolimus therapy after early cyclosporine withdrawal reduces the risk for cancer in adult renal transplantation. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2006 Feb;17(2):581-9
  26. 27. “ There are no evidence-based guidelines for the use of PSIs in renal transplant patients with malignancies…..” From: Campistol, J. M. et al. Nephrol. Dial. Transplant. 2007 22:36-41 Recommendations of clinical guidance for conversion from calcineurin inhibitors to proliferation signal inhibitors in renal transplant recipients
  27. 28. Rapamycin and Side Effects <ul><li>Hyperlipidemia </li></ul><ul><li>Wound Healing </li></ul><ul><li>Renal Function </li></ul><ul><ul><li>May help CNI-induced CAN </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>May exacerbate CyA induced nephrotoxicity if used at same time </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Increased risk of rejection if used immediately post transplant </li></ul><ul><li>Others </li></ul><ul><ul><li>e.g. rare pneumonitis </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Proteinuria </li></ul><ul><li>Edema </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Generalized </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leg </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Upper Body </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Myelosuppression </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Thrombocytopenia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leukopenia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Anemia </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Dermatologic </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Acne </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Oral Ulcers </li></ul></ul>
  28. 29. Rapamycin and Wound Healing <ul><li>For General Surgery </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Most studies show Increased Incidence of: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Dehiscence </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Incisional Hernia </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Fluid collections </li></ul></ul></ul>Knight et al. Clin Transplant 2007: 21: 460–465 Grim et al. Transplantation Proceedings, 38, 3520–3523 (2006)
  29. 30. Rapamycin and Wound Healing <ul><li>For General Surgery </li></ul><ul><ul><li>If desired for primary immunosuppression, optimal to hold for 3-4 weeks post transplant. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>For elective surgery many hold preop (60hr ½ life) and for 6 weeks after switching to FK506 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In Emergency Surgery, modify technique </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Slower absorbing  sutures, </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Use marlex mesh or pre-peritoneal  technique for hernia repair </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Leave skin sutures in longer </li></ul></ul></ul>Personal Communication: 2007: R Hirose, D Salomon, Jeff Haldorson
  30. 31. Rapamycin and Wound Healing <ul><li>What about Derm Surgery? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Relatively little experience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Fewer patients, shorter time on drug, possible decreased skin cancers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Main issues: infection, slow healing, dehiscence </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Typically manageable </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>One Study: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Brewer et al. Dermatologic Surgery 2008;34:216-223 </li></ul></ul>
  31. 32. Sirolimus and Healing Brewer et al. Dermatologic Surgery 2008;34:216-223 <ul><li>“ Non-significant” Trend to: </li></ul><ul><li>Higher number of infections </li></ul><ul><li>More dehiscence </li></ul><ul><li>Pt rated slower healing </li></ul>26 Sirolimus Patients
  32. 33. Rapamycin and Wound Healing <ul><li>Derm Surgery Recommendations : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Do not need to stop Rapamycin </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Minimize tension on closures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Use monofilament absorbable sutures </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Consider 2 nd intention healing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lower threshold for antibiotics </li></ul></ul>
  33. 34. Does Skin Cancer Affect Decision to Transplant?
  34. 35. Should Patients With Prior Skin Cancer Be Transplant Donors Or Recipients? <ul><li>Depends on specifics of cancer </li></ul><ul><li>Validated prognostic factors </li></ul><ul><li>Accentuation of risk by immunosuppression poorly quantified </li></ul><ul><li>Consult with transplant dermatologist </li></ul>Otley,C., Hirose, R , Salasche, S. (2005). Skin Cancer as a Contraindication to Organ Transplantation. American Journal of Transplantation 5 ( 9), 2 079-2084
  35. 36. American Journal of Transplantation2005; 5 ( 9), 2 079-2084
  36. 37. Melanoma in Transplant Patients
  37. 38. Melanoma in Transplant Patients <ul><li>Three Scenarios of Interest: </li></ul><ul><li>De Novo Melanoma </li></ul><ul><li>Recipient with previous history of melanoma </li></ul><ul><li>Melanoma from Donor </li></ul>
  38. 39. Melanoma in Transplant Patients <ul><li>De Novo Melanoma </li></ul><ul><li>Standard guidelines plus: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Consider reduction of immunosuppression in: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Those with > 1mm </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Positive Sentinel Node </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Consider cessation of immunosuppression in metastatic melanoma particularly if donor-derived. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anecdotal reports suggest that this may help. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  39. 40. PreTransplant Melanoma in Recipient <ul><li>Management of Patient waiting for organ with history of melanoma </li></ul>From Christensen L. Melanoma in: Otley et al. Skin Disease in Organ Transplant Patients. Text 2008 N/A No Metastatic MM 5 years Yes >T1a or b 2 years Yes T1a (<1mm) None* Yes In-situ MM Waiting Period Transplant? Previous History of:
  40. 41. PreTransplant – Melanoma in Donor <ul><li>20 recipients from 11 donors with retrospectively diagnosed MM </li></ul><ul><ul><li>6/11 had been diagnosed with primary brain tumor (3) or CV hemorrhage (3) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>17/20 recipients got stage 4 metastatic MM </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>11 of these died of it </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>5 had complete remission with cessation immunosuppression </li></ul></ul></ul>Penn. Transplantation 27 Jan 1996:274-278
  41. 42. PreTransplant – Melanoma in Donor <ul><li>“… because melanoma, … pose(s) a high transmission risk, we recommend avoiding donors who have a past history of … these cancers.” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Kaufman et al. Transplantation 2002: 74(3), 358–362. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>...therefore, donors with a history of melanoma should not be used. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Kaufman et al. Transplantation 2007;84:272 </li></ul></ul>
  42. 43. PreTransplant – Melanoma in Donor <ul><li>In U.S. 2% of donors have a past hx of CA. </li></ul><ul><li>Review 2000-2005 (n = 40,000 donors) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1069 donors with Hx CA gave 2508 transplants </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Most common CA = NMSC (776/1069 = 73%) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>#2 CNS (642); #3 Cervix (336); Melanoma (140) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4 Recipients from 2 Donors died </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>3 from glioblastoma; 1 from MM (32 years prior) </li></ul></ul></ul>Kaufman et al. Deceased Donors With PMHx of Malignancy: A UNOS/OPTN Update Transplantation 2007;84: 272–274.
  43. 44. PreTransplant – Melanoma in Donor <ul><li>Other notes : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>140 donors had melanoma (Breslow unknown) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>27% of these had MM < 5 years prior to death </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Only one recipient died from melanoma </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>32 years out; other recipients didn’t get MM </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>? Diagnosis accurate </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Kaufman et al. Deceased Donors With PMHx of Malignancy: A UNOS/OPTN Update Transplantation 2007;84: 272–274.
  44. 45. PreTransplant – Melanoma in Donor <ul><li>Conclusion : </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t transplant with donor history of metastatic melanoma </li></ul><ul><li>Do transplant melanoma in situ </li></ul><ul><li>Probably transplant T1a if > 2 years out? </li></ul><ul><li>In metastatic melanoma in transplant patient </li></ul><ul><ul><li>confirm if donor or recipient </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If donor let other recipients know. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Withdrawal immunosuppression or Allograft explantation or retransplantation may provide a survival benefit. </li></ul>
  45. 46. Further Reading: Reviews <ul><li>Kauffman et al. Post-transplant de novo malignancies in renal transplant recipients: the past and present. </li></ul><ul><li>Transpl Int. 2006 Aug;19(8):607-20. </li></ul><ul><li>Berg D, Otley CC. Skin Cancer in organ transplant recipients;epidemiology, pathogenesis and management. J Am Acad Dermatol 2002;47(1):1-17 </li></ul><ul><li>Euvrard S et al. Skin Cancers after organ transplantation. N Engl J Med 2003;348(17):1681-91. </li></ul><ul><li>Guttierez-Dalmau, Campistol. Immunosuppressive Therapy and Malignancy in Organ Transplant Recipients; a systematic review. </li></ul><ul><li>Drugs 2007;67 (8):1167-1198 </li></ul>
  46. 47. <ul><li>Otley CC </li></ul><ul><li>Stasko T. </li></ul><ul><li>Skin Disease in Organ Transplantation. Cambridge. 2008 </li></ul>
  47. 49. www.itscc.org
  48. 50. www.at-risc.org
  49. 51. The End
  50. 52. Changes in Immunosuppression % of all kidney transplants on medication 1 year after Source: OPTN 2007 Report. Table 5.6f 80 % 8.5 % 1.6% 0.3% 0% MM + PSI 8.8% 24.2% 37% CyA + MM + St 43.9% 37.5 17.6 Tac + MM + St 20.5% 2.8% 2.3% Tac + MM 6.2% 6.9% 7% Tac +/- Steroids 4.1% 2% 0.8% 2005 2001 1997 MEDICATION 8.9% 0% Tac + PSI +/- Steroids 3.5% 1.5% CyA + PSI +/- Steroids 0.9% 0.3% PSI +/- Steroids
  51. 53. Tuberous Sclerosis Complex Bissler et al. Sirolimus for Angiomyolipoma in TS Complex. NEJM 2008;358:140. <ul><li>Open Label Study n=25 </li></ul><ul><li>Mean volume reduction 47% </li></ul><ul><ul><li>At one year </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tend to regrow after stopping </li></ul><ul><li>Angiomyolipomas </li></ul><ul><li>In 80% of TS patients </li></ul><ul><li>Slow-growing but significant </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Renal failure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Renal hemorrhage </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Current Rx only surgery </li></ul>
  52. 54. Which Agent is Worst? <ul><li>Animal data </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Azathioprine > Cyclosporine > steroids </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Human data </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Data Uncontrolled with Variable results </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>?MMF & Tacrolimus better than CyA & AZA </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>No diff between AZA and MMF in skin cancer </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Systematic Review in Trans Proc 2004:36(7):2068 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>No diff between Tacrolimus and CyA </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cochrane Review 2005 Oct 19(4):CD003961 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Other studies show clear benefit with Tac v CyA </li></ul></ul></ul>Reviewed in: Guttierez-Dalmau & Campistol 2007. Drugs 67(8):1167-1198

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