[A20-106] Olaparib (prostate cancer) - Benefit assessment according to §35a Social Code Book V

Last updated 04.06.2021

Project no.:

Commission awarded on 02.12.2020 by the Federal Joint Committee (G-BA).

Report type:
Dossier assessment

Commission completed

Drug Assessment

Application field:


Adult patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) and breast cancer susceptibility gene (BRCA)1/2-mutations (germline and/or somatic) who have progressed following prior therapy that included a new hormonal agent (NHA)

Result of dossier assessment:

Patients for whom abiraterone or enzalutamide is the best individual choice: hint of minor added benefit.

Patients for whom docetaxel or cabazitaxel is the best individual choice: added benefit not proven.


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.

Federal Joint Committee (G-BA)

2021.06.04 A G-BA decision was published.

G-BA documents on this decision


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