Technology Appraisal Guidance No. 219
Source: National Institute for Health and Care Excellence
1.1 Everolimus is not recommended for the second-line treatment of advanced renal cell carcinoma.
1.2 People currently receiving everolimus for the second-line treatment of advanced renal cell carcinoma should have the option to continue treatment until they and their clinician consider it appropriate to stop.
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Everolimus for the Second-Line Treatment of Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma
Issue Date: April 2011