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Breakthrough drug which DOUBLES the survival time for people with deadly melanoma is approved for use on the NHS

A breakthrough drug which uses a man-made virus to treat advanced skin cancer has been approved for use on the NHS.

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NICE rejects Roche’s melanoma combo

Patients in England and Wales with a certain type of advanced skin cancer will not be getting routine access to Roche’s Cotellic/Zelboraf combination on the NHS, after it was turned down by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.

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NICE u-turn in favour of Amgen’s novel melanoma drug

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence is now recommending NHS use of Amgen’s Imlygic to treat advanced melanoma that has spread and can’t be surgically removed.

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Nivolumab/Ipilimumab Combo Approved in Europe for Advanced Melanoma

The European Commission has approved the combination of ipilimumab (Yervoy) and nivolumab (Opdivo) as a treatment for patients with unresectable or metastatic melanoma regardless of BRAF status, based on data from the CheckMate-069 and -067 studies.

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