Archive


Category: Bristol-Myers Squib

  • NICE changes tack on NHS use of BMS’ myelofibrosis drug Inrebic

    After turning down routine NHS funding of Bristol-Myers Squibb’s Inrebic for bone marrow disorder myelofibrosis earlier this year, NICE now says the drug can be made available via the Cancer Drugs Fund. The health technology assessment (HTA) agency has recommended Inrebic (fedratinib) for treating disease-related splenomegaly (enlarged spleen) or other symptoms in myelofibrosis in patients […]

  • NICE reverses stance on Celgene’s Revlimid for myeloma maintenance

    NHS patients in England with newly-diagnosed multiple myeloma can be treated with Celgene’s Revlimid as maintenance therapy after a stem cell transplant, after new guidance from NICE. The cost-effectiveness agency has backed interim funding for Revlimid (lenalidomide) in this setting via the Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF), which provides temporary reimbursement for medicines until further data […]