[A12-07] Ipilimumab - Benefit assessment according to § 35a Social Code Book V (dossier assessment)

Last updated 02.05.2012

Project no.:

Commission awarded on 31.01.2012 by the Federal Joint Committee (G-BA).

Report type:
Dossier assessment

Commission completed

Drug Assessment

Application field:
Cancer, Skin and hair


After completion of the assessment by IQWiG the Federal Joint Committee (G-BA) conducts a commenting procedure. This may provide supplementary information and as a result lead to a modified benefit assessment. Further information and the decision on the early benefit assessment can be found on the relevant page of the G-BA website.


Considerable added benefit of ipilimumab in advanced melanoma

Advantages in overall survival, but disadvantages in the form of side effects

Federal Joint Committee (G-BA)

2012-08-02 A G-BA decision was published.

G-BA documents on this decision (German only)


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