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Early access to medicines scheme (EAMS) scientific opinion: Atezolizumab as 1st line treatment of adults with unresectable locally advanced or metastatic triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) whose tumours have PD-L1 expression ≥ 1%

EAMS scientific opinion given to Roche Products Limited for the 1st line treatment of adult patients with unresectable locally advanced or metastatic triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) whose tumours have PD-L1 expression ≥ 1%

Documents

Atezolizumab TNBC - Public assessment report

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Treatment protocol for healthcare professionals

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Treatment protocol for patients

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Treatment protocol on the pharmacovigilance system

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EAMs scientific opinion – background information for Medical Directors

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Details

This positive scientific opinion was issued to Roche Products Limited for Atezolizumab as 1st line treatment of adults with unresectable locally advanced or metastatic triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) whose tumours have PD-L1 expression ≥ 1%

The scientific opinion includes:

  • a public assessment report
  • a treatment protocol:
    • for healthcare professionals
    • for patients
    • on the pharmacovigilance system
    • EAMs scientific opinion – background information for Medical Directors

Information and details regarding patient access

For new patients wishing to access EAMS medicines in England, trusts must register patients on the NHS England web based registration system. Queries to NHS England regarding the scheme can be submitted to england.eams@nhs.net.

For information about access in Northern Ireland, contact Chief Pharmaceutical Officer and Joe Magee, Secondary Care Directorate at Joe.Magee@dhsspsni.gov.uk.

For information about access in Scotland contact the Scottish Government Directorate General Health & Social Care at John.Hannah@gov.scot and Rosemarie.parr@gov.scot.

For information about access in Wales, contact the Welsh Government Department of Health and Social Services by emailing Andrew Evans, Interim Chief Pharmaceutical Officer at Andrew.Evans@wales.gsi.gov.uk and Head of Pharmacy and Prescribing policy.

Published 13 March 2019