3 Further information

3.1 The Institute has issued guidance on chemotherapy drugs for lung cancer, and is currently developing a guideline for the diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer [Now published as 'The diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer']. For further information, visit our website.

Andrew Dillon
Chief Executive
August 2004

Information for patients

The Institute has produced information describing its guidance on this procedure for patients, carers and those with a wider interest in healthcare. It explains the nature of the procedure and the decision made, and has been written with patient consent in mind.

Sources of evidence

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

'Interventional procedure overview of photodynamic therapy for advanced bronchial carcinoma', March 2003.