Technology Appraisal Guidance No. 449
Source: National Institute for Health and Care Excellence
1.1 Everolimus and sunitinib are recommended, within their marketing authorisations, as options for treating well- or moderately differentiated unresectable or metastatic neuroendocrine tumours (NETs) of pancreatic origin in adults with progressive disease.
1.2 Everolimus is recommended, within its marketing authorisation, as an option for treating well-differentiated (grade 1 or grade 2) non-functional unresectable or metastatic NETs of gastrointestinal or lung origin in adults with progressive disease.
1.3 Everolimus is recommended only when the company provides it with the discount agreed in the patient access scheme.
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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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Everolimus and sunitinib for treating unresectable or metastatic neuroendocrine tumours in people with progressive disease.
Issue Date: June 2017