National Centre for Pharmacoeconomics

National Centre for
Pharmacoeconomics

NCPE Ireland

Nivolumab (Opdivo®)for unresectable, advanced, recurrent or metastatic oesophageal squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) 1L. HTA ID: 22045

Nivolumab in combination with fluoropyrimidine- and platinum-based combination chemotherapy is indicated for the first-line treatment of adult patients with unresectable advanced, recurrent or metastatic oesophageal squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) with tumour cell PD-L1 (programmed death ligand 1) expression ≥1%.

NCPE Assessment Process Complete
Rapid review commissioned 01/07/2022
Rapid review completed 29/07/2022
Rapid Review outcome A full HTA is recommended to assess the clinical effectiveness and cost effectiveness of nivolumab compared with the current standard of care, on the basis of the proposed price relative to currently available therapies.