[A18-61] Encorafenib (melanoma) - Benefit assessment according to §35a Social Code Book V

Last updated 22.03.2019

Project no.:

Commission awarded on 27.09.2018 by the Federal Joint Committee (G-BA).

Report type:
Dossier assessment

Commission completed

Drug Assessment


Adult patients with unresectable or metastatic melanoma with a BRAF V600 mutation

Result of dossier assessment:

Added benefit not proven for pretreated or treatment-naive patients


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.


Melanoma: dabrafenib and trametinib have added benefit

The drug combination showed longer survival and fewer or later recurrences.

Accompanying information

Further information for consumers and patients is provided on IQWiG's health information website www.informedhealth.org.

Federal Joint Committee (G-BA)

2019-03-22 A G-BA decision was published.

G-BA documents on this decision


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