Advanced therapies are a ground-breaking new class of medicines that use gene therapy, cell therapy or tissue engineering to treat disease and injury. Rachel Bell, Trainee Patent Attorney at Marks & Clerk, and Ceri Roberts, Scientific Training Manager – Cellular and Molecular Therapies at NHS Blood and Transplant, discuss some…
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The recommendation will allow more data to be collected about the combination treatment while allowing patients with high-grade epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube or primary peritoneal cancer to access the medication.
Bavencio (avelumab) and Inlyta (axitinib) are recommended by NICE for the treatment of advanced renal cell carcinoma, available on the Cancer Drugs Fund.
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has stated that combined use of the drugs pembrolizumab and axitinib is not recommended for untreated advanced renal cell carcinoma in adults.
NICE has recommended olaparib tablets (Lynparza, AstraZeneca) for adults with relapsed platinum-sensitive ovarian, fallopian tube or peritoneal cancer with a BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation.
NICE has issued a final appraisal determination recommending that venclyxto is made available to patients with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia...