Pembrolizumab (Keytruda®) for classical Hodgkin Lymphoma. HTA ID: 21013

Assessment Status Rapid Review Complete
HTA ID 21013
Drug Pembrolizumab
Brand Keytruda®
Indication For the treatment of adult and paediatric patients aged 3 years and older with relapsed or refractory classical Hodgkin lymphoma who have failed autologous stem cell transplant (ASCT) or following at least two prior therapies when ASCT is not a treatment option.
Assessment Process
Rapid review commissioned 29/03/2021
Rapid review completed 14/05/2021
Rapid review outcome A full HTA is recommended to assess the clinical effectiveness and cost effectiveness of pembrolizumab compared with the current standard of care, on the basis of the proposed price relative to currently available therapies.

The HSE has approved reimbursement following confidential price negotiations February 2022.