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NICE approves three quarters of CDF drugs for routine NHS use

17 November 2016 | By Niamh Louise Marriott, Digital Content Producer

More than 75% of treatments in the Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF) which have been reappraised by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) have received positive recommendations for routine use in the NHS. NICE has been reappraising cancer drugs which had not been recommended in previous NICE guidance…

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NICE says Bayer’s liver cancer drug is not cost-effective

24 August 2016 | By The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)

NICE originally published guidance in 2010 which said that sorafenib was not cost effective but it was then made available through the CDF. NICE is reconsidering sorafenib as part of its programme to appraise drugs that are currently available...

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NICE says Novartis’ and Janssen’s cancer drugs are not cost effective

18 August 2016 | By The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)

In new draft guidance, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has advised that everolimus, for treating advanced breast cancer after endocrine therapy, and ibrutinib, for treating relapsed or refractory mantle cell lymphoma, two drugs on the Cancer Drugs Fund are not cost effective.