[A18-67] Pembrolizumab (head and neck squamous cell carcinoma) - Benefit assessment according to §35a Social Code Book V

Last updated 15.01.2019

Project no.:
A18-67

Commission:
Commission awarded on 02.10.2018 by the Federal Joint Committee (G-BA).

Report type:
Dossier assessment

Status:
Commission completed

Department/Division:
Drug Assessment

Application field:
Cancer

Indication:

Head and neck squamous cell carcinoma

Result of dossier assessment:

Advantage in overall survival, disadvantages in some side effects; hint of non-quantifiable added benefit

Note:

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.

15.01.2019

Advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck: Pembrolizumab prolongs survival

Only few study participants received approval-compliant treatment; extent of added benefit therefore non-quantifiable

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