NICE recommends wider use of tests to detect cancer-causing genetic condition
In draft guidance published today for consultation NICE has recommended that everyone who is diagnosed with colorectal cancer should be tested for an inherited genetic condition called Lynch syndrome (LS).
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Patients to get faster access to the most cost effective treatments under proposed changes to NICE's process
Patients could benefit from the most cost effective treatments nearly three months faster under plans unveiled by NICE and NHS England.
13 October 2016
All staff working within the criminal justice system should receive training to recognise and respond to mental health problems, says NICE.
07 October 2016
Hundreds of people with lung cancer will now have access to new drug osimertinib, also known as Tagrisso, after NICE says it should be made available on the Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF).
04 October 2016
A new drug which effectively treats more genotypes of hepatitis C has been recommended for use in the NHS.
23 September 2016
NICE recommends ‘lifeline’ drug for babies and young children, in draft guidance.
22 September 2016
NICE calls for a tailored approach to care when treating someone who has two or more long-term health conditions.
21 September 2016