[A20-13] Ramucirumab (NSCLC, combination with erlotinib) - Benefit assessment according to §35a Social Code Book V

Last updated 15.05.2020

Project no.:

Commission awarded on 14.02.2020 by the Federal Joint Committee (G-BA).

Report type:
Dossier assessment

Commission completed

Drug Assessment

Application field:


Treatment-naive adults with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer with activating EGFR mutations

Result of dossier assessment:

EGFR mutations Del19 or L858R: hint of lesser benefit versus appropriate comparator therapy; other EGFR mutations: 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.

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