[A20-36] Apalutamide (prostate cancer) - Benefit assessment according to §35a Social Code Book V

Last updated 01.07.2020

Project no.:

Commission awarded on 31.03.2020 by the Federal Joint Committee (G-BA).

Report type:
Dossier assessment

Commission completed

Drug Assessment

Application field:


Adults with non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer who are at high risk of developing metastatic disease

Result of dossier assessment:

Clear advantages in overall survival and symptomatic progression, disadvantages in some side effects; overall: indication of considerable added benefit.


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.


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