New PBS indications for cancer drugs

Minister for Health Greg Hunt also announces the addition of a chemo nausea treatment

Three cancer drugs on the PBS will be listed for additional indications from 1 October and a treatment for nausea and vomiting due to chemotherapy has been added.

Greg Hunt, Minister for Health
Minister for Health Greg Hunt. Photo: Steve Christo

Prime Minister Scott Morrison and the Minister for Health, Greg Hunt, announced the new listings. 

They are:

  • Atezolizumab (Tecentriq, Roche) and bevacizumab (Avastin,