Why You Must Get Provenge Now

A recent announcement stated that Dendreon’s immunotherapy Provenge (sipuleucel-T) is too expensive to be used as a treatment for advanced prostate cancer under the National Health Service in England. In preliminary draft guidelines out this morning, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has rejected the drug’s use to treat men with metastatic prostate cancer before they have received chemotherapy. It is my personal opinion, Dendreon’s economic plans for survival is directly hitched to getting the drug used in Europe where it has been approved by regulators. Given the massive economic woes Dendreon faces, the decision in the UK [...]