[A19-12] Ipilimumab (renal cell carcinoma) - Benefit assessment according to §35a Social Code Book V

Last updated 15.08.2019

Project no.:

Commission awarded on 04.02.2019 by the Federal Joint Committee (G-BA).

Report type:
Dossier assessment

Commission completed

Drug Assessment

Application field:


Treatment-naive adults with intermediate/poor-risk advanced renal cell carcinoma

Result of dossier assessment:

Indication of considerable added benefit for intermediate risk profile; indication of major added benefit for poor risk profile


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.


Nivolumab with ipilimumab: drug combination has added benefit in advanced renal cell carcinoma

Advantages in overall survival are not offset by serious disadvantages

Federal Joint Committee (G-BA)

2019-08-15 A G-BA decision was published.

G-BA documents on this decision


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