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NICE guidance may hinge on Erbitux access scheme

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The UK's National Institute for health and Clinical Excellence(NICE) says it is not minded to recommendMerck Serono's Erbitux (cetuximab) for the first-line treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer patients in England and Wales. But the institute wants the manufacturer to clarify its economic analysis before a fourth appraisal committee meeting on April 1st.

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