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Search technology briefings produced by NIHR Innovation Observatory. These are short reports on new or repurposed medicines that we have already sent to our stakeholders. Only those technologies (medicines) that are within the scope of our stakeholders will have a technology briefing available.  Search our technology briefings by intervention (drug or device), specific indication (disease or condition), or general therapeutic area.

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Intervention Indication Therapeutic Area Year Actions
Atezolizumab in addition to Carboplatin or Cisplatin and Pemetrexed for Stage IV non-squamous non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) Atezolizumab (Tecentriq; MPDL3280A) , Carboplatin (Paraplatin) , Cisplatin (Platinol) , Pemetrexed (Alimta; pemetrexed ditromethamine dihydrate; pemetrexed ditrometamol; pemetrexed disodium) Non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) Lung and Respiratory Cancer 2018 View  |  Download
Durvalumab in addition to gemcitabine and cisplatin for advanced biliary tract cancer – first line Cisplatin (Platinol) , Durvalumab (Imfinzi; MEDI4736; MEDI-4736; MEDI 4736) , Gemcitabine (Gemzar; gemcitabine hydrochloride) Biliary tract cancer Gastrointestinal Cancer 2021 View  |  Download
Nintedanib in combination with Pemetrexed and Cisplatin for Unresectable Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma – first line Cisplatin (Platinol) , Nintedanib (Vargatef; Ofev; nintedanib esilate) , Pemetrexed (Alimta; pemetrexed ditromethamine dihydrate; pemetrexed ditrometamol; pemetrexed disodium) Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) Lung and Respiratory Cancer 2018 View  |  Download
Nivolumab in combination with chemoradiotherapy for squamous cell head and neck cancer Cisplatin (Platinol) , Nivolumab (Opdivo; BMS-936558; ONO-4538) Head and neck cancer Head and Neck Cancer 2021 View  |  Download
Nivolumab in combination with cisplatin and fluorouracil for oesophageal cancer – first-line 5-Fluorouracil , Cisplatin (Platinol) , Nivolumab (Opdivo; BMS-936558; ONO-4538) Oesophageal cancer Head and Neck Cancer 2019 View  |  Download
Pegargiminase in addition to pemetrexed and cisplatin for advanced malignant pleural mesothelioma – first line Cisplatin (Platinol) , Pegargiminase (ADI-PEG 20) , Pemetrexed (Alimta; pemetrexed ditromethamine dihydrate; pemetrexed ditrometamol; pemetrexed disodium) Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) Lung and Respiratory Cancer 2018 View  |  Download
Pembrolizumab in addition to cisplatin and fluorouracil for recurrent locally advanced or metastatic oesophageal cancer – First-line 5-Fluorouracil , Cisplatin (Platinol) , Pembrolizumab (Keytruda; MK-3475) Oesophageal cancer Head and Neck Cancer 2019 View  |  Download
Pembrolizumab in addition to platinum therapy and radiation for unresectable locally advanced head and neck squamous cell carcinoma Cisplatin (Platinol) , Pembrolizumab (Keytruda; MK-3475) Head and neck cancer Head and Neck Cancer 2019 View  |  Download
Pembrolizumab in combination with gemcitabine and cisplatin for previously untreated advanced/unresectable biliary tract cancer Cisplatin (Platinol) , Gemcitabine (Gemzar; gemcitabine hydrochloride) , Pembrolizumab (Keytruda; MK-3475) Biliary tract cancer Gastrointestinal Cancer 2021 View  |  Download
Pembrolizumab in combination with pemetrexed and cisplatin for previously untreated advanced malignant pleural mesothelioma Cisplatin (Platinol) , Pembrolizumab (Keytruda; MK-3475) , Pemetrexed (Alimta; pemetrexed ditromethamine dihydrate; pemetrexed ditrometamol; pemetrexed disodium) Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) Lung and Respiratory Cancer 2021 View  |  Download
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