Australian Government - Department of Health

Medical Services Advisory Committee (MSAC)

1172 - Testing for BRAF mutation in patients with advanced melanoma for access to vemurafenib

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Resubmission: Please See Application 1172.1

Assessment No1172
Application NameTesting for BRAF mutation in patients with metastatic melanoma for access to (1c) vemurafenib
Description of proposed medical serviceTesting for BRAF mutation is to identify in tumours obtained from metastatic melanoma patients those that carry the BRAF V600 mutation.
Description of medical conditionPatients with unresectable or metastatic (stage IIIC or stage IV) melanoma
Medical condition groupCancer
Medical condition sub groupLung
Medical service categoryInvestigative - {Codependent test for access to drug therapy}
Medical service typePathology
Medical service sub typeMolecular Genetics
Received28/6/11
Stage 2 - Eligibility22/6/11
Stage 3 - 1st PASC 14 - 15 September 2011
Stage 3 - Public CommentDate of released for comment 14 October 2011
PDF version Consultation Decision Analytic Protocol (DAP) (PDF 487 KB)
Word version Consultation Decision Analytic Protocol (Word 785 KB)
Date of closed for comments 11 November 2011
Stage 3 - 2nd PASC1-2 December 2011
PDF version Final Decision Analytical Protocol (DAP) (PDF 690 KB)
Word version Final Decision Analytical Protocol (DAP) (Word 6194 KB)
Stage 4 - Stage 4 - Submission of Collated Evidence The submission has been withheld at the request of the Applicant
Stage 5 - ESC evaluation-
Stage 6 - MSAC OutcomesPDF version Public Summary Document (2 August 2012) (PDF 144 KB)
Word version Public Summary document (2 August 2012) (Word 709 KB)

Re-Submission

Assessment No1172.1
Assessment TypeRe-submission
Stage 6 - MSAC Appraisal5 April2013
Stage 6 - MSAC advicePDF version Final Public Summary Document (PDF 70 KB)
Word version Final Public Summary Document (Word 685 KB)

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