Head and neck cancer (squamous cell carcinoma) - cetuximab (TA172)
Cetuximab for the treatment of metastatic and/or recurrent squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck
Cetuximab in combination with platinum-based chemotherapy is not recommended for people with recurrent and/or metastatic squamous cell cancer of the head and neck.
Healthcare professionals should not stop prescribing cetuximab in combination with platinum-based chemotherapy for people who were already taking it when the guidance was issued. These people should be able to carry on taking cetuximab until they and their healthcare professionals decide that it is the right time to stop treatment.
This page was last updated: 28 September 2012
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- TA172 Cetuximab fel triniaeth ar gyfer canser celloedd cennog y pen a'r gwddf sy'n dychwelyd a/neu sy'n fetastatig: deall canllawiau NICE (fformat MS Word)
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