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Afinitor everolimus regulatory update

December 6, 2010 8:00 AM UTC

The U.K.'s NICE issued a second final appraisal determination (FAD) recommending against use of Afinitor everolimus from Novartis for second-line treatment of advanced renal cell carcinoma (RCC), despite a revised patient access scheme submitted by the company. Novartis submitted the undisclosed revision after a July FAD in which the committee said Afinitor does not provide enough benefit to patients to justify its cost (see BioCentury, July 5). ...