Technology Appraisal Guidance No. 436
Source: National Institute for Health and Care Excellence
NICE was unable to make a recommendation about the use in the NHS of bevacizumab for treating epidermal growth factor receptor mutation-positive non-small-cell lung cancer because no evidence submission was received from Roche, but will review this decision if the company decides to make a submission.
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This guidance represents the view of the Institute which was arrived at after careful consideration of the available evidence. Health professionals are expected to fully take it into account when exercising their clinical judgement. This guidance does not, however, override the individual responsibility of health professionals to make appropriate decisions in the circumstances of the individual patient, in consultation with the patient and/or guardian or carer.
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Bevacizumab for treating EGFR mutation-positive non-small-cell lung cancer (terminated appraisal)
Issue Date: March 2017