Technology Appraisal Guidance No. 321
Source: National Institute for Health and Care Excellence
1.1 Dabrafenib is recommended, within its marketing authorisation, as an option for treating unresectable or metastatic BRAF V600 mutation-positive melanoma only if the company provides dabrafenib with the discount agreed in the patient access scheme.
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Dabrafenib for treating unresectable or metastatic BRAF V600 mutation-positive melanoma.
Issue Date: October 2014