3 Further information

Sources of evidence

The evidence considered by the Interventional Procedures Advisory Committee is described in the following document.

'Interventional procedure overview of palliative photodynamic therapy for advanced oesophageal cancer', May 2006.

Information for patients

The Institute has produced information describing its guidance on this procedure for patients ('Understanding NICE guidance'). It explains the nature of the procedure and the decision made, and has been written with patient consent in mind.