Hepatocellular carcinoma (advanced and metastatic) - sorafenib (first line) (TA189)
Fast, easy summary view of NICE guidance on 'liver cancers'
NICE does not recommend sorafenib for people with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma.
NICE looks at how well treatments work, and also at how well they work in relation to how much they cost the NHS. NICE applies special considerations to treatments that can extend the lives of people who are nearing the end of their life.
Sorafenib does not provide enough benefit to patients to justify its high cost, even when special considerations were applied, so NICE did not recommend it.
- TA189 Hepatocellular carcinoma (advanced and metastatic) - sorafenib (first line): guidance (web format)
This guidance has been incorporated into the following NICE Pathways, along with other related guidance and products.
Visit the NICE Pathway: liver cancers
This page was last updated: 07 February 2014
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- TA189 Sorafenib ar gyfer canser hepatogellog (yr iau/afu) datblygedig: deall canllawiau NICE (fformat MS Word)
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