Description of Medical ServiceTesting of tumour material in patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) to detect chromosomal rearrangements in the ROS1 gene to determine eligibility for treatment with Xalkori (crizotinib) through the PBS.
PBS subsidy will also be sought for Xalkori (crizotinib) for the treatment of patients with ROS1-rearranged NSCLC.
Description of Medical ConditionPatients with non-squamous non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
Reason for ApplicationNew MBS item
Medical Service TypeInvestigative
Previous Application NumberNot Applicable
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