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1. Brigatinib (Alunbrig) - for the treatment of adult patients with anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK) positive advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)

Brigatinib (Alunbrig) - for the treatment of adult patients with anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK) positive advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) Published 10 June 2019 1 SMC2147 brigatinib 30mg, 90mg and 180mg film-coated tablets (Alunbrig®) Takeda UK Ltd 10 May 2019 The Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) has completed its assessment of the above product and advises NHS Boards and Area Drug and Therapeutic Committees (ADTCs) on its use in NHSScotland. The advice is summarised as follows (...) : ADVICE: following a full submission assessed under the end-of-life and ultra-orphan medicine process brigatinib (Alunbrig®) is accepted for use within NHSScotland. Indication under review: as monotherapy for the treatment of adult patients with anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK) positive advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) previously treated with crizotinib. Brigatinib was associated with an objective response rate of 56% in a single-arm, open- label, phase II study in patients with ALK

2019 Scottish Medicines Consortium

2. Durvalumab (Imfinzi) - for the treatment of locally advanced, unresectable non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)

Durvalumab (Imfinzi) - for the treatment of locally advanced, unresectable non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) Published 10 June 2019 1 SMC2156 durvalumab 50mg/mL concentrate for solution for infusion (Imfinzi®) AstraZeneca 10 May 2019 The Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) has completed its assessment of the above product and advises NHS Boards and Area Drug and Therapeutic Committees (ADTCs) on its use in NHSScotland. The advice is summarised as follows: ADVICE: following a full submission (...) considered under the ultra-orphan and end of life process durvalumab (Imfinzi®) is accepted for use within NHSScotland. Indication under review: as monotherapy for the treatment of locally advanced, unresectable non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in adults whose tumours express PD-L1 [programmed cell death ligand 1] on =1% of tumour cells and whose disease has not progressed following platinum-based chemoradiation therapy. Durvalumab, compared with placebo, improved progression-free survival and overall

2019 Scottish Medicines Consortium

3. Diagnosis and Treatment of Early Stage Testicular Cancer

Diagnosis and Treatment of Early Stage Testicular Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment of Early Stage Testicular Cancer: AUA Guideline (2019) - American Urological Association advertisement Toggle navigation About Us About the AUA Membership AUA Governance Industry Relations Education AUAUniversity Education Products & Resources Normal Histology and Important Histo-anatomic Structures Urinary Bladder Prostate Kidney Renovascular Diseases Andrenal Gland Testis Paratesticular Tumors Penis (...) and Reimbursement Practice Managers' Network (PMN) Patient Safety and Quality of Care Accreditations and Reporting Patient Education Diagnosis and Treatment of Early Stage Testicular Cancer: AUA Guideline (2019) AUA Guideline Published 2019 [pdf] [pdf] Panel Members Andrew Stephenson, MD; Scott E. Eggener, MD; Eric B. Bass, MD, MPH; David M. Chelnick, BS; Siamak Daneshmand, MD; Darren Feldman, MD; Timothy Gilligan, MD; Jose A. Karam, MD; Bradley Leibovich, MD, FACS; Stanley L. Liauw, MD; Timothy A. Masterson

2019 American Urological Association

4. Early Breast Cancer: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines

Early Breast Cancer: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines 1 Early breast cancer: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up † F. Cardoso 1 , S. Kyriakides 2 , S. Ohno 3 , F. Penault-Llorca 4,5 , P. Poortmans 6, 7 , I. T. Rubio 8 , S. Zackrisson 9 and E. Senkus 10 , on behalf of the ESMO Guidelines Committee* 1 Breast Unit, Champalimaud Clinical Center/Champalimaud Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal; 2 Europa Donna Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus; 3 Breast Oncology Center, Cancer (...) , Poland. *Correspondence to: ESMO Guidelines Committee, ESMO Head Office, Via Ginevra 4, 6900 Lugano Switzerland. E-mail: clinicalguidelines@esmo.org † Approved by the ESMO Guidelines Committee: August 2003, last update April 2019. This publication supersedes the previously published version—Ann Oncol 2015; 26 (Suppl. 5): v8- v30. For the purpose of the ESMO guidelines, inoperable locally advanced breast cancer is considered part of advanced breast cancer (ABC) and is discussed in the ABC guidelines

2019 European Society for Medical Oncology

5. Use of Biomarkers to Guide Decisions on Adjuvant Systemic Therapy for Women With Early-Stage Invasive Breast Cancer

Use of Biomarkers to Guide Decisions on Adjuvant Systemic Therapy for Women With Early-Stage Invasive Breast Cancer Use of Biomarkers to Guide Decisions on Adjuvant Systemic Therapy for Women With Early-Stage Invasive Breast Cancer: ASCO Clinical Practice Guideline Update—Integration of Results From TAILORx | Journal of Clinical Oncology Search in: Menu Article Tools ASCO SPECIAL ARTICLES Article Tools OPTIONS & TOOLS COMPANION ARTICLES No companion articles ARTICLE CITATION DOI: 10.1200/JCO (...) .19.00945 Journal of Clinical Oncology - published online before print May 31, 2019 PMID: Use of Biomarkers to Guide Decisions on Adjuvant Systemic Therapy for Women With Early-Stage Invasive Breast Cancer: ASCO Clinical Practice Guideline Update—Integration of Results From TAILORx , MD, PhD 1 x Fabrice Andre ; , MD 2 x Nofisat Ismaila ; , MD, PhD 3 x N. Lynn Henry ; , PhD 2 x Mark R. Somerfield ; , MD 4 x Robert C. Bast ; , PhD 5 x William Barlow ; 6 x Deborah E. Collyar ; , MD 7 x M. Elizabeth Hammond

2019 American Society of Clinical Oncology Guidelines

6. Cardio-Oncology Rehabilitation to Manage Cardiovascular Outcomes in Cancer Patients and Survivors: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association

Cardio-Oncology Rehabilitation to Manage Cardiovascular Outcomes in Cancer Patients and Survivors: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association Cardio-Oncology Rehabilitation to Manage Cardiovascular Outcomes in Cancer Patients and Survivors: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association | Circulation Search Hello Guest! Login to your account Email Password Keep me logged in Search April 2019 April 2019 April 2019 April 2019 March 2019 March 2019 March 2019 March 2019 (...) March 2019 February 2019 February 2019 February 2019 February 2019 January 2019 January 2019 January 2019 January 2019 January 2019 This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Free Access article Share on Jump to Free Access article Cardio-Oncology Rehabilitation to Manage Cardiovascular Outcomes in Cancer Patients and Survivors: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association , MD, MS, Chair , MD, PhD, Vice Chair , MD , PhD , PhD

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2019 American Heart Association

7. Perspectives on Conversations About Costs of Cancer Care of Breast Cancer Survivors and Cancer Center Staff: A Qualitative Study. (PubMed)

Perspectives on Conversations About Costs of Cancer Care of Breast Cancer Survivors and Cancer Center Staff: A Qualitative Study. Despite recommendations to discuss the cost of care (CoC) with patients with cancer, little formal guidance is available on how to conduct these sensitive conversations in ways that are acceptable to both patients and providers.To explore the perspectives of patients and medical and nonmedical cancer center staff on CoC conversations.In individual interviews (...) , participants were asked to discuss the content of, timing of, and ideal person to hold CoC conversations. Interviews were transcribed verbatim. Content was analyzed to identify emerging essential elements.Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham.42 women aged 60 to 79 years with a history of breast cancer and 20 cancer center staff (6 physicians, 4 nurses, 5 patient navigators, 3 social workers, and 2 billing specialists).Both patients and providers identified reassurance

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2019 Annals of Internal Medicine

8. Medical interventions for the prevention of platinum-induced hearing loss in children with cancer. (PubMed)

Medical interventions for the prevention of platinum-induced hearing loss in children with cancer. Platinum-based therapy, including cisplatin, carboplatin, oxaliplatin or a combination of these, is used to treat a variety of paediatric malignancies. One of the most significant adverse effects is the occurrence of hearing loss or ototoxicity. In an effort to prevent this ototoxicity, different otoprotective medical interventions have been studied. This review is the third update of a previously (...) published Cochrane Review.To assess the efficacy of medical interventions to prevent hearing loss and to determine possible effects of these interventions on antitumour efficacy, toxicities other than hearing loss and quality of life in children with cancer treated with platinum-based therapy as compared to placebo, no additional treatment or another protective medical intervention.We searched the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, MEDLINE (PubMed) and Embase (Ovid) to 8 January 2019. We

2019 Cochrane

9. Pembrolizumab versus chemotherapy for previously untreated, PD-L1-expressing, locally advanced or metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer (KEYNOTE-042): a randomised, open-label, controlled, phase 3 trial. (PubMed)

Pembrolizumab versus chemotherapy for previously untreated, PD-L1-expressing, locally advanced or metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer (KEYNOTE-042): a randomised, open-label, controlled, phase 3 trial. First-line pembrolizumab monotherapy improves overall and progression-free survival in patients with untreated metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer with a programmed death ligand 1 (PD-L1) tumour proportion score (TPS) of 50% or greater. We investigated overall survival after treatment (...) with pembrolizumab monotherapy in patients with a PD-L1 TPS of 1% or greater.This randomised, open-label, phase 3 study was done in 213 medical centres in 32 countries. Eligible patients were adults (≥18 years) with previously untreated locally advanced or metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer without a sensitising EGFR mutation or ALK translocation and with an Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) performance status score of 0 or 1, life expectancy 3 months or longer, and a PD-L1 TPS of 1% or greater

2019 Lancet

10. PET-CT imaging in patients with anal cancer

PET-CT imaging in patients with anal cancer Advice Statement | 1 Advice Statement 03-19 April 2019 Advice Statement 18 F-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) positron emission tomography – computed tomography (PET-CT) for routine staging and monitoring of treatment response in patients with anal cancer Advice for NHSScotland In primary tumour staging in patients diagnosed with anal cancer, FDG PET-CT should be considered as an adjunct to clinical assessment and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) or computed (...) tomography (CT) imaging. For radiotherapy treatment planning in patients with anal cancer, FDG PET-CT should be considered as an adjunct to clinical assessment and MRI or CT imaging. It is not possible to provide advice on the use of FDG PET-CT for monitoring of treatment response in patients with anal cancer due to a lack of studies assessing this outcome. There is uncertainty about the balance of costs and benefits of FDG PET-CT for anal cancer due to a lack of published cost effectiveness studies

2019 SHTG Advice Statements

11. Erdafitinib (Balversa) - To treat adult patients with locally advanced or metastatic bladder cancer

Erdafitinib (Balversa) - To treat adult patients with locally advanced or metastatic bladder cancer Drug Approval Package: Balversa (erdafinitib) U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Search FDA Submit search Drug Approval Package: Balversa (erdafinitib) Company: Janssen Biotech, Inc. Application Number: 212018 Approval Date: 04/12/2019 Persons with disabilities having problems accessing the PDF files below may call (301) 796-3634 for assistance. FDA Approval Letter and Labeling (PDF

2019 FDA - Drug Approval Package

12. Follow-Up Model of Care for Cancer Survivors: Recommendations for the Delivery of Follow-up Care for Cancer Survivors in Ontario

Follow-Up Model of Care for Cancer Survivors: Recommendations for the Delivery of Follow-up Care for Cancer Survivors in Ontario Follow-Up Model of Care for Cancer Survivors Recommendations for the Delivery of Follow-up Care for Cancer Survivors in Ontario March 2019 Acknowledgements Cancer Care Ontario would like to acknowledge the contribution and expertise of the following groups, committees, and organizations in the development of this document. Survivorship Care Improvement Project Models (...) Govindarajan (Co-Chair), Anita Rombough (Co-Chair), Brenda Fleming, Arlene Howells, Dr. Jennifer Jones, Dr. Ed Kucharski, Dr. Calvin Law, Carrie Liska, Joanne MacPhil, Karen Melenchuk, Lesley Moody, Erin Redwood, Dr. Jonathan Sussman, and Bob Tuck Groups and Organizations • Cancer Care Ontario’s o Breast Cancer Advisory Committee o Clinical Council o Gastrointestinal Cancers Advisory Committee o Genitourinary Cancers Advisory Committee o Patient and Family Advisory Council o Provincial Primary Care

2019 Cancer Care Ontario

13. eUpdate: Gastric Cancer Treatment Recommendations

eUpdate: Gastric Cancer Treatment Recommendations Gastric Cancer Treatment Recommendations | ESMO Welcome to the EUROPEAN SOCIETY FOR MEDICAL ONCOLOGY , the leading European professional organisation for medical oncology. Search Careers at ESMO ESMO Oncology Journals Our journals offer ESMO members and the oncology community a globally visible platform to publish scientific studies, and a highly credible source of educational updates.​ Connect with ESMO Discover ESMO's new social media (...) and easy access to the essential content of the guidelines – PowerPoint slides and PDFs including algorithms, figures and tables – free to download Breast Cancer 4th ESO–ESMO International Consensus Guidelines for Advanced Breast Cancer (ABC4) • Prevention and Screening in BRCA Mutation Carriers and Other Breast/Ovarian Hereditary Cancer Syndromes • Primary Breast Cancer Cancers of Unknown Primary Site Cancers of Unknown Primary Site Endocrine and Neuroendocrine Cancers Neuroendocrine Bronchial

2019 European Society for Medical Oncology

14. Evidence based practice guidelines for the nutritional management of adult patients with head and neck cancer

Evidence based practice guidelines for the nutritional management of adult patients with head and neck cancer Evidence-based practice guidelines for the nutritional management of adult patients with head and neck cancer - Cancer Guidelines Wiki Skip Links Personal tools Search Navigation Cancer Council guidelines Methodology Hosted cancer guidelines Adolescents and Young Adult (AYA) guidelines Prevention Policies Social links Page actions Cite this guideline Head and Neck Guideline Steering (...) Committee. Evidence-based practice guidelines for the nutritional management of adult patients with head and neck cancer. Sydney: Cancer Council Australia. [Version URL: , cited 2019 May 26]. Available from: . Table of Contents 1. 2. 3. ( ) 4. Clinical questions and evidence based recommendations 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.7 4.8 4.9 5. Appendices 5.1 5.2 5.3 In partnership with Endorsed by Retrieved from " "

2019 Clinical Oncology Society of Australia

15. ESMO–ESGO Consensus Conference Recommendations on Ovarian Cancer: Pathology and Molecular Biology, Early and Advanced Stages, Borderline Tumours and Recurrent Disease

ESMO–ESGO Consensus Conference Recommendations on Ovarian Cancer: Pathology and Molecular Biology, Early and Advanced Stages, Borderline Tumours and Recurrent Disease SPECIAL ARTICLE ESMO–ESGO consensus conference recommendations on ovarian cancer: pathology and molecular biology, early and advanced stages, borderline tumours and recurrent disease † N. Colombo 1 * , C. Sessa 2 , A. du Bois 3 , J. Ledermann 4 , W. G. McCluggage 5 , I. McNeish 6 , P. Morice 7 , S. Pignata 8 , I. Ray-Coquard 9 , I (...) . Vergote 10,11 , T. Baert 3 , I. Belaroussi 7 , A. Dashora 12 , S. Olbrecht 10,11 , F. Planchamp 13 & D. Querleu 14 * , on behalf of the ESMO–ESGO Ovarian Cancer Consensus Conference Working Group ‡ 1 Division of Medical Gynecologic Oncology, European Institute of Oncology IRCCS, University of Milan-Bicocca, Milan, Italy; 2 Department of Medical Oncology, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Ospedale San Giovanni, Bellinzona, Switzerland; 3 Department of Gynecology and Gynecologic Oncology

2019 European Society for Medical Oncology

16. Organizational Guidance for the Care of Patients with Head and Neck Cancer in Ontario

Organizational Guidance for the Care of Patients with Head and Neck Cancer in Ontario Guideline 5-3ORG Version 2 A Quality Initiative of the Program in Evidence-Based Care (PEBC), Cancer Care Ontario (CCO) Organizational Guidance for the Care of Patients with Head and Neck Cancer in Ontario J. Irish, J. Kim, J. Waldron, A. Wei, E. Winquist, J. Yoo, A. Boasie, M. Brouwers, E. Meertens, S. McNair, C. Walker-Dilks and the Expert Panel on Organizational Guidance for the Care of Patients with Head (...) and Neck Cancer in Ontario This document is an update of the organizational guidance portion of the 2009 version of the guideline (Evidence-Based Series 5-3 The Management of Head and Neck Cancer in Ontario). Report Date: April 25, 2019 For information about this document, please contact Dr. Jon Irish, the lead author, through the PEBC via: Phone: 905-527-4322 ext. 42822 Fax: 905 526-6775 E-mail: ccopgi@mcmaster.ca For information about the PEBC and the most current version of all reports, please visit

2019 Cancer Care Ontario

17. Prostate cancer: diagnosis and management

Prostate cancer: diagnosis and management Prostate cancer: diagnosis and Prostate cancer: diagnosis and management management NICE guideline Published: 9 May 2019 www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng131 © NICE 2019. All rights reserved. Subject to Notice of rights (https://www.nice.org.uk/terms-and-conditions#notice-of- rights).Y Y our responsibility our responsibility The recommendations in this guideline represent the view of NICE, arrived at after careful consideration of the evidence available. When (...) with complying with those duties. Commissioners and providers have a responsibility to promote an environmentally sustainable health and care system and should assess and reduce the environmental impact of implementing NICE recommendations wherever possible. Prostate cancer: diagnosis and management (NG131) © NICE 2019. All rights reserved. Subject to Notice of rights (https://www.nice.org.uk/terms-and- conditions#notice-of-rights). Page 2 of 51Contents Contents Overview 4 Who is it for? 4 Recommendations 5

2019 National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence - Clinical Guidelines

18. Abemaciclib with fulvestrant for treating hormone receptor-positive, HER2-negative advanced breast cancer after endocrine therapy

Abemaciclib with fulvestrant for treating hormone receptor-positive, HER2-negative advanced breast cancer after endocrine therapy Abemaciclib with fulv Abemaciclib with fulvestr estrant for treating ant for treating hormone receptor-positiv hormone receptor-positive, e, HER2-negativ HER2-negative advanced breast cancer e advanced breast cancer after endocrine ther after endocrine therap apy y T echnology appraisal guidance Published: 8 May 2019 www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ta579 © NICE 2019. All (...) -negative advanced breast cancer after endocrine therapy (TA579) © NICE 2019. All rights reserved. Subject to Notice of rights (https://www.nice.org.uk/terms-and- conditions#notice-of-rights). Page 2 of 19Contents Contents 1 Recommendations 4 2 Information about abemaciclib 6 3 Committee discussion 7 New treatment option 7 Clinical management 8 Clinical evidence 8 Adverse effects 9 Network meta-analysis 10 The company's economic model 10 Utility values in the economic model 12 Subsequent treatments

2019 National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence - Technology Appraisals

19. Enzalutamide for hormone-relapsed non-metastatic prostate cancer

Enzalutamide for hormone-relapsed non-metastatic prostate cancer Enzalutamide for hormone-relapsed non- Enzalutamide for hormone-relapsed non- metastatic prostate cancer metastatic prostate cancer T echnology appraisal guidance Published: 15 May 2019 www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ta580 © NICE 2019. All rights reserved. Subject to Notice of rights (https://www.nice.org.uk/terms-and-conditions#notice-of- rights).Y Y our responsibility our responsibility The recommendations in this guidance represent (...) inequalities. Commissioners and providers have a responsibility to promote an environmentally sustainable health and care system and should assess and reduce the environmental impact of implementing NICE recommendations wherever possible. Enzalutamide for hormone-relapsed non-metastatic prostate cancer (TA580) © NICE 2019. All rights reserved. Subject to Notice of rights (https://www.nice.org.uk/terms-and- conditions#notice-of-rights). Page 2 of 21Contents Contents 1 Recommendations 4 2 Information about

2019 National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence - Technology Appraisals

20. Clinical practice guidelines for the prevention, early detection and management of colorectal cancer

Clinical practice guidelines for the prevention, early detection and management of colorectal cancer Clinical practice guidelines for the prevention, early detection and management of colorectal cancer - Cancer Guidelines Wiki Skip Links Personal tools Search Navigation Cancer Council guidelines Methodology Hosted cancer guidelines Adolescents and Young Adult (AYA) guidelines Prevention Policies Social links Page actions The guideline recommendations were approved by the Chief Executive Officer (...) , and developed for health professionals practising in an Australian health care setting. This publication reflects the views of the authors and not necessarily the views of the Australian Government. Cite this guideline Cancer Council Australia Colorectal Referring to the large bowel, comprising the colon and rectum. Cancer Guidelines Working Party. Clinical practice guidelines for the prevention, early detection and management of colorectal cancer. Sydney: Cancer Council Australia. [Version URL: , cited

2019 Cancer Council Australia