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The NICE press team issues press releases on all published Clinical Guidelines, Technology Appraisals, and Public Health guidance, as well as for consultations on draft guidance and other news from NICE. Press releases are usually issued under embargo on the day before they are published on the website. If you are a journalist and would like to be added to our mailing list, please send an email to pressoffice@nice.org.uk or call the press team on 0845 003 7782.

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NICE unable to give the go ahead to new prostate cancer drug in preliminary recommendations
NICE, the healthcare guidance body, has issued new draft guidance not recommending radium-223 dichloride (Xofigo, Bayer), for treating adults with hormone relapsed prostate cancer, symptomatic bone metastases and no known visceral metastases.
March 24, 2014

NICE consults on draft standards to keep adult patients on drips safe from harm
This will appear on the newsroom homepage and in the RSS feed description: The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published a set of draft standards to help the NHS ?raise its game? and ensure adults who need fluids through a drip (intravenous fluid therapy) get the safest possible care.
March 21, 2014

NICE proposes to recommend another treatment for multiple myeloma
This will appear on the newsroom homepage and in the RSS feed description.In new draft guidance published today (21 March), NICE has recommended bortezomib (Velcade) as a treatment for some patients with newly diagnosed multiple myeloma.
March 21, 2014

NICE draft guidance recommends new treatment for lung cancer
NICE, the healthcare guidance body, has issued new draft guidance recommending afatinib (also known as Giotrif and made by Boehringer Ingelheim) as an option, for treating locally advanced or metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer in people whose tumours test positive for the EGFR-TK mutation and have not received a EGFR-TK inhibitor.
March 17, 2014

NICE publishes guideline on managing medicines in care homes
NICE has published its guideline about the systems and processes that need to be in place to ensure the safe and effective use of medicines for all children, young people and adults who live in care homes, including those who need nursing care.
March 14, 2014

NICE: Better information needed on multiple myeloma drug
NICE, the healthcare guidance body, has issued new draft guidance on the use of lenalidomide (Revlimid, Celgene) for treating the blood cancer multiple myeloma after one prior treatment with bortezomib. With the current information available, the committee?s preliminary guidance (now being issued for consultation) does not recommend lenalidomide for this indication
March 14, 2014

Hoax email claiming to be from NICE
Hoax email claiming to be from NICE
March 13, 2014

Draft update of NICE breast cancer guideline addresses link between exercise and lymphoedema
NICE is updating its clinical guideline on advanced breast cancer and has published draft recommendations to provide clarity on the link between exercise and breast cancer-related lymphoedema.
March 12, 2014

New NICE briefing to support local government in engaging with communities to improve health
New NICE briefing to support local government in engaging with communities to improve health
March 12, 2014

New NICE quality standard aims to improve recognition and assessment of jaundice in newborn babies.
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has issued standards to improve the recognition and management of jaundice in newborn (from birth to 28 days) babies
March 6, 2014

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