Technology Appraisal Guidance No. 401
Source: National Institute for Health and Care Excellence
1.1 Bosutinib is recommended as an option, within its marketing authorisation, for chronic, accelerated and blast phase Philadelphia chromosome positive chronic myeloid leukaemia in adults, when:
- they have previously had 1 or more tyrosine kinase inhibitor and
- imatinib, nilotinib and dasatinib are not appropriate and
- the company provides bosutinib with the discount agreed in the patient access scheme (as revised in 2016).
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Bosutinib for previously treated chronic myeloid leukaemia
Issue Date: August 2016