Gemcitabine and capecitabine following surgery for pancreatic cancer (all ages)
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NHS England will commission gemcitabine and capecitabine following surgery for pancreatic cancer in accordance with the criteria outlined in this document.
In creating this policy NHS England has reviewed this clinical condition and the options for its treatment. It has considered the place of this treatment in current clinical practice, whether scientific research has shown the treatment to be of benefit to patients, (including how any benefit is balanced against possible risks) and whether its use represents the best use of NHS resources.
This policy document outlines the arrangements for funding of this treatment for the population in England.