Everolimus in Combination with Exemestane for Treating Advanced HER2-Negative Hormone-Receptor-Positive Breast Cancer after Endocrine Therapy (TA295)

Technology Appraisal Guidance No. 295

Source: National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

 1. Guidance

1.1 Everolimus, in combination with exemestane, is not recommended within its marketing authorisation for treating postmenopausal women with advanced human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2) negative hormone-receptor-positive breast cancer that has recurred or progressed following treatment with a non-steroidal aromatase inhibitor.

1.2 Women currently receiving everolimus for advanced breast cancer should be able to continue treatment until they and their clinician consider it appropriate to stop.

The guidance shown above constitutes Section 1 of the full document. A copy of the full document and a summary of the evidence is available on the Internet at http://guidance.nice.org.uk/TA295

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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Enquiries concerning the guidance should be addressed to: National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, MidCity Place, 71 High Holborn, London WC1V 6NA. email: nice@nice.org.uk

Everolimus in combination with exemestane for treating advanced HER2-negative hormone-receptor-positive breast cancer after endocrine therapy.

Issue Date: August 2013

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