Technology Appraisal Guidance No. 406
Source: National Institute for Health and Care Excellence
1.1 Crizotinib is recommended, within its marketing authorisation, as an option for untreated anaplastic lymphoma kinase-positive advanced non-small-cell lung cancer in adults. The drug is recommended only if the company provides it with the discount agreed in the patient access scheme.
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Crizotinib for untreated anaplastic lymphoma kinase-positive advanced non-small-cell lung cancer
Issue Date: September 2016