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NICE rejection of Erbitux in head and neck cancer is final

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Executive Summary

Using Merck Serono's (Merck KGaA) Erbitux (cetuximab), in combination with platinum-based chemotherapy, to treat patients in England and Wales with recurrent and/or metastatic squamous cell cancer of the head and neck would not be a cost-effective use of UK national health service resources, an assessment agency has found.



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