Technology Appraisal Guidance No. 377
Source: National Institute for Health and Care Excellence
1.1 Enzalutamide is recommended, within its marketing authorisation, as an option for treating metastatic hormone-relapsed prostate cancer:
- in people who have no or mild symptoms after androgen deprivation therapy has failed, and before chemotherapy is indicated
- and only when the company provides it with the discount agreed in the patient access scheme.
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Enzalutamide for treating metastatic hormone-relapsed prostate cancer before chemotherapy is indicated
Issue Date: January 2016