1 Guidance

1 Guidance

1.1 Fulvestrant is not recommended, within its licensed indication, as an alternative to aromatase inhibitors for the treatment of oestrogen-receptor-positive, locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer in postmenopausal women whose cancer has relapsed on or after adjuvant anti-oestrogen therapy, or who have disease progression on anti-oestrogen therapy.

1.2 Post-menopausal women currently receiving fulvestrant within its licensed indication as an alternative to aromatase inhibitors for the treatment of oestrogen-receptor-positive, locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer whose cancer has relapsed on or after adjuvant anti-oestrogen therapy, or who have disease progression on anti-oestrogen therapy, should have the option to continue treatment until they and their clinicians consider it appropriate to stop.

  • National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)