What has NICE said?

There is not enough evidence to be sure about how well chemosaturation works and serious unwanted effects are common. For this reason, it should only be done as part of a research study.

What does this mean for me?

Your health professional can only offer you this procedure as part of a research study. Details of your procedure will be collected.

Other comments from NICE

NICE has said that more research on this procedure is needed, particularly to help patients understand its benefits and possible harms. It also said research on the procedure for metastatic ocular melanoma suggested more studies would be useful because this is a rare cancer and there are few treatment options. NICE may look at chemosaturation again if more evidence is published.

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