Technology Appraisal Guidance No. 416
Source: National Institute for Health and Care Excellence
1.1 Osimertinib is recommended as an option for use within the Cancer Drugs Fund for treating locally advanced or metastatic epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) T790M mutation-positive non-small-cell lung cancer in adults whose disease has progressed only:
- after first-line treatment with an EGFR tyrosine kinase inhibitor and
- if the conditions in the managed access agreement for osimertinib are followed.
1.2 This guidance is not intended to affect the position of patients whose treatment with osimertinib was started within the NHS before this guidance was published. Treatment of those patients may continue without change to whatever funding arrangements were in place for them before this guidance was published until they and their NHS 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 www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ta416
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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Osimertinib for treating locally advanced or metastatic EGFR T790M mutation-positive non-small-cell lung cancer
Issue Date: October 2016