Health Technology Assessments

Health Technology Assessments (HTAs) are a comprehensive systematic review and critical analysis of available evidence for A SINGLE medical technology for which there are several published clinical trials and a substantial body of evidence. This report details an entire technology class for which there are one or more indications or patient populations in use.

Our analysts evaluate clinical trial data, along with information regarding safety issues, coverage policies from the private and public sectors, regulatory approvals, consensus statements, and an overall projection of the potential clinical efficacy and economic impact of the technology. Reports are reviewed annually up to 5 years post publication to determine if there is new literature or evidence that would impact a change in rating and warrant an updated report.

ChemoFx Assay (Helomics)

This report evaluates the analytical validity, clinical validity, and clinical utility of the ChemoFx test, an in vitro patient tumor–derived cell culture assay that determines how cancer cells may respond to chemotherapeutic agents in order to help guide physicians’ treatment decisions in patients with gynecologic cancer.

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