[A22-117] Olaparib (ovarian cancer) - Benefit assessment according to §35a Social Code Book V

Last updated 01.02.2023

Project no.:

Commission awarded on 31.10.2022 by the Federal Joint Committee (G-BA).

Report type:
Dossier assessment

Commission completed

Drug Assessment

Application field:


Maintenance therapy of adult patients with advanced (FIGO stages III and IV) high-grade epithelial ovarian cancer who are in response (complete or partial) following completion of first-line platinum-based chemotherapy in combination with bevacizumab and whose tumour is associated with HRD-positive status

Result of dossier assessment:
  • Patients without detectable tumour after primary surgery and patients without detectable tumour/with complete response following chemotherapy: indication of considerable added benefit
  • Patients without detectable tumour after interval surgery and patients with partial response: indication of lesser 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.


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