NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde Area Drug and Therapeutics Committee
Greater Glasgow and Clyde Medicines

Medicines Update Oncology

For clinicians and health professionals working within specialist oncology services

Medicines Update Oncology March 2017

Posted: March 13, 2017.
Category - Medicines Update Oncology

The following West of Scotland Cancer Network (WOSCAN) protocols have been prepared in response to national guidance and are now available on the WOSCAN intranet site (NHS network access required):  

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New WOSCAN protocols (August 2016)

Posted: August 16, 2016.
Category - Medicines Update Oncology

The following West of Scotland Cancer Network (WOSCAN) protocols have been prepared in response to national guidance and are now available on the WOSCAN intranet site (NHS network access required): Bevacizumab in combination with paclit...

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New WOSCAN protocols (May 2016)

Posted: June 01, 2016.
Category - Medicines Update Oncology

The following West of Scotland Cancer Network (WOSCAN) protocols have been prepared in response to national guidance and are now available on the WOSCAN intranet site (NHS network access required): Gefitinib for the treatment of ad...

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Drug Safety Updates: bisphosphonates, trametinib and idelalisib

Posted: March 22, 2016.
Category - Medicines Update Oncology

The MHRA

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New WOSCAN protocols (November 2015)

Posted: December 01, 2015.
Category - Medicines Update Oncology

The following West of Scotland Cancer Network (WOSCAN) protocols have been prepaed in response to national guidance and are now available on the WOSCAN intranet site (NHS network access required):

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Drug Safety Updates: crizotinib and vemurafenib

Posted: November 18, 2015.
Category - Medicines Update Oncology

The Medicines Healthcare and Regulatory Agency (MHRA) have published new safety information relating to crizotinib and vemurafenib

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New WOSCAN protocols (May 2015)

Posted: May 21, 2015.
Category - Medicines Update Oncology

The following West of Scotland Cancer Network (WOSCAN) protocols are now available on the WOSCAN intranet site

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Drug Safety Update: Pomalidomide

Posted: May 21, 2015.
Category - Medicines Update Oncology

The Medicines Healthcare and Regulatory Agency (MHRA) have published new safety information relating to risks of cardiac failure, interstitial lung disease and hepatotoxicity with pomalidomide.  For full information

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New WOSCAN protocols (April 2015)

Posted: May 14, 2015.
Category - Medicines Update Oncology

New WOSCAN protocols available.

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PostScript Oncology 19 (April 2013)

Posted: April 10, 2013.
Category - Medicines Update Oncology

In this issue:

  1. Guideline / Policy News
  2. Medicines Safety
  3. Recent Clinical Audit Highlights
  4. Cancer Information Online
  5. GGC Adult Formulary Decisions

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