[A19-73] Ramucirumab (hepatocellular carcinoma) - Benefit assessment according to §35a Social Code Book V

Last updated 02.12.2019

Project no.:
A19-73

Commission:
Commission awarded on 29.08.2019 by the Federal Joint Committee (G-BA).

Report type:
Dossier assessment

Status:
Commission completed

Department/Division:
Drug Assessment

Application field:
Cancer

Indication:

Adults with advanced or unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma who have a serum alpha fetoprotein of ≥ 400 ng/mL and who have been previously treated with sorafenib

Result of dossier assessment:

Negative effects in some side effects do not call into question the major advantage in overall survival; overall proof of considerable 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.

Accompanying information

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

Federal Joint Committee (G-BA)

2020-02-20 A G-BA decision was published.

G-BA documents on this decision

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