AFINITOR (everolimus), tyrosine kinase inhibitor
ONCOLOGY - Focus
Opinions on drugs - Posted on Sep 10 2015
Reason for request
Re-assessment of the actual benefit and of the improvement in actual benefit
Minor improvement, in combination with exemestane, in the treatment of hormone receptor-positive, HER2-negative advanced breast cancer
- AFINITOR has Marketing Authorisation, in combination with exemestane, in the treatment of hormone receptor-positive, HER2/neu-negative advanced breast cancer in postmenopausal women without symptomatic visceral disease after recurrence or progression of the disease following treatment with a non-steroidal aromatase inhibitor.
- The combination AFINITOR + AROMASINE(everolimus + exemestane) provides a minor clinical benefit in the treatment of this type of cancer.
- This combination is integrated into the treatment strategy as adjuvant treatment prior to cytotoxic chemotherapy.
Clinical Added Value
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