The national dose banding tables are to be used by hospital trust pharmacy teams to ensure a standard approach to dose banding of chemotherapy across all hospital trusts.
Evidence-based recommendations on cabozantinib (Cabometyx) for untreated advanced renal cell carcinoma in adults. Cabozantinib is recommended, within its marketing authorisation, for adults with untreated advanced renal cell carcinoma that is intermediate‑ or poor‑risk as defined in the International Metastatic Renal
This report is stage one of a larger project to increase coverage of cervical cancer screening in Blackpool. About 22 percent of young women aged 25 to 29 years (994 women) and 10 percent of women aged 30 to 34 years
Evidence-based recommendations on intravesical microwave hyperthermia and chemotherapy for non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer in adults. This involves using microwaves to improve the effect of the chemotherapy given directly into the bladder. This guidance replaces NICE interventional procedures guidance on intravesical microwave
Evidence-based recommendations on inotuzumab ozogamicin (Besponsa) for relapsed or refractory CD22-positive B-cell precursor acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in adults. Inotuzumab ozogamicin is recommended, within its marketing authorisation, as an option for treating relapsed or refractory CD22-positive B-cell precursor acute lymphoblastic leukaemia
Evidence-based recommendations on pembrolizumab (Keytruda) for treating relapsed or refractory classical Hodgkin lymphoma in adults. Pembrolizumab is not recommended for treating relapsed or refractory classical Hodgkin lymphoma in adults who have had autologous stem cell transplant and brentuximab vedotin. Pembrolizumab
Evidence-based recommendations on lutetium (177Lu) oxodotreotide (Lutathera) for treating unresectable or metastatic neuroendocrine tumours in adults. Lutetium (177Lu) oxodotreotide is recommended, within its marketing authorisation, as an option for treating unresectable or metastatic, progressive, well-differentiated (grade 1 or grade 2), somatostatin receptor-positive
The technology described in this briefing is the AlignRT patient position monitoring system. This briefing focuses on its use during breast cancer radiation therapy. The innovative aspect is that it may avoid inaccurate treatment by precisely tracking a patient’s position
Evidence-based recommendations on dinutuximab beta (Qarziba) for high-risk neuroblastoma in people aged 12 months and over. Recommendations Dinutuximab beta is recommended as an option for treating high-risk neuroblastoma in people aged 12 months and over whose disease has at least
The findings in this report relate to the quality assurance (QA) visit to the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust cervical screening service held on 2, 8, 9 and 12 June 2017. The QA visit team identified 14 high priority findings
The findings in this report relate to the quality-assurance (QA) visit of The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust screening service held on 25 January 2018. The QA visit team identified 9 high priority findings which related to 3 main themes: governance,
The findings in this report relate to the quality assurance visit of the Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust screening service held on 16 November 2017. The QA visit team identified several areas of practice for sharing, including: hospital-based programme co-ordinator focused on
This document contains the independent panel commentary, methodology of the ratings for 2017/18 and the CCG individual assessment ratings for 2017/18.
A feasibility study linking the NHS England National Cancer PROM’s to the National Bowel Cancer Audit (NBOCA) data to establish the feasibility of the PROMs as part of the national clinical audit. This was assessed according to: the characteristics of
Evidence-based recommendations on alectinib (Alecensa) for untreated anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK)-positive advanced non-small-cell lung cancer in adults. Alectinib is recommended, within its marketing authorisation, as an option for untreated anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK)-positive advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in adults.
Evidence-based recommendations on lenvatinib (Lenvima) and sorafenib (Nexavar) for progressive, locally advanced or metastatic differentiated thyroid cancer in adults who have had radioactive iodine. Lenvatinib and sorafenib are recommended as options for treating progressive, locally advanced or metastatic differentiated thyroid
This letter, sent to Professor Stephen Powis, provides information about the re-examination of the commissioning treatment criteria for the use of ibrutinib in previously treated patients with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL).
The findings in this report relate to the quality assurance (QA) visit of West London Bowel Cancer Screening Programme held on 2 November 2017. Finds the West London bowel cancer screening programme is well supported by the director of screening
The findings in this report relate to the quality assurance visit of the Norfolk and Norwich screening service held on 15 November 2017. Finds this well-led and resilient bowel screening team is at the forefront of bowel screening in England. The enthusiastic
Report that finds for patient experience overall ratings continue to improve, with year on year increases in reported positive experience. Patients also reported more positively on areas including involvement in decisions about care and treatment, and being treated with dignity