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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all published Clinical Guidelines, Technology Appraisals, and Public Health guidance, as well as for consultations on draft guidance and other news from NICE.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 proposes to recommend a new treatment for some people with advanced kidney cancer
NICE, the healthcare guidance body, has issued new draft guidance recommending axitinib (Inlyta, Pfizer), for advanced kidney cancer.
March 4, 2014

High cost of treatment for rare blood disorder needs to be clarified, says NICE in draft guidance
In the first draft guidance produced by its new Highly Specialised Technologies programme, NICE has asked the manufacturer of eculizumab for treating atypical Haemolytic Uraemic Syndrome (aHUS), to explain the high cost of the drug. The draft guidance also asks for advice from NHS England on what considerations relating to the management of its specialised commissioning budget it considers should be taken into account in formulating a recommendation.
March 4, 2014

NICE publishes new standards to improve care for children and young people with cancer
Children and young people with cancer should have the opportunity to take part in relevant clinical trials to increase knowledge about the disease and improve survival rates. This is one of a number of standards published by NICE to improve standards of care for children and young people with the disease.
February 27, 2014

NICE recommends NHS funding for new cancer treatment
New NICE guidance recommends NHS funding for a cancer treatment for some patients with an aggressive type of non-Hodgkin?s lymphoma.
February 26, 2014

NICE support for local government to encourage people to attend NHS Health Checks and make changes for better health
Helping local authorities to encourage people to attend NHS Health Checks and support them in making changes needed to improve their health, is the focus of a new NICE briefing published today.
February 26, 2014

NICE calls for greater awareness about domestic violence and abuse
Domestic violence and abuse can affect anyone, both women and men regardless of their age or where they are from. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence says there needs to be a wider understanding in health and social care, as well as in society as a whole, about how we can help people experiencing it.
February 26, 2014

NICE gives green light to treatment for macular oedema in final guidance
NICE has published final guidance recommending aflibercept solution for injection as an option for treating visual impairment caused by macular oedema, a condition which affects a person?s ability to see detail and colour.
February 26, 2014

Updated NICE guidance on hip replacement and resurfacing recommends more durable artificial joints
Updated final NICE guidance published today recommends that people who need hip replacements should receive artificial joints that are more durable.  The updated recommendations include a stricter benchmark for the quality of hip prostheses, proposing that the new joint should work well in at least 95% of hip replacements over 10 years, instead of the current 90%.
February 26, 2014

NICE encourages further research into the effectiveness of skin cancer drug    
A skin cancer treatment should only be used by the NHS for patients in clinical trials to ensure that evidence for its clinical effectiveness continues to be collected, says the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).
February 25, 2014

NICE consults on draft guidance recommending new drug for type 2 diabetes
NICE is currently appraising canagliflozin when used in combination with other anti-diabetic drugs, including insulin, for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. In draft guidance issued for consultation NICE has recommended canagliflozin as a treatment option for some people with the condition.
February 24, 2014

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