Technology Appraisal Guidance No. 268
Source: National Institute for Health and Care Excellence
1.1 Ipilimumab is recommended as an option for treating advanced (unresectable or metastatic) melanoma in people who have received prior therapy, only if the manufacturer provides ipilimumab with the discount agreed in the patient access scheme.
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Ipilimumab for previously treated advanced (unresectable or metastatic) melanoma
Issue Date: December 2012