Vol. 2 No. 3 (2022)
Reimbursement Reviews

Nivolumab (Opdivo)

Published March 29, 2022

Key Messages

  • CADTH reimbursement reviews are comprehensive assessments of the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness, as well as patient and clinician perspectives, of a drug or drug class.
  • The assessments inform non-binding recommendations that help guide the reimbursement decisions of Canada's federal, provincial, and territorial governments, with the exception of Quebec.
  • This review assesses nivolumab (Opdivo), 10 mg/mL, 40 mg, and 100 mg single-use vials for IV infusion.
  • Indication: For the adjuvant treatment of completely resected esophageal or gastroesophageal junction cancer in patients who have residual pathologic disease following prior neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy.