Review decision date: February 2014

Review decision: 

Following consultation with stakeholders this guideline has now been placed on the static list.

The guideline should cross refer to the new Technology Appraisal: Bone metastases from solid tumours - Denosumab (expected date of issue: September 2012)

Next review date: TBC

The advice in the NICE guideline covers:

  • adults who have, or are at risk of developing, metastatic spinal cord compression because they have cancer elsewhere in their body that has spread to their spine

It does not specifically look at:

  • children, or adults whose cancer started in the spine or who have compression of the spinal cord that is not caused by cancer

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