I watched a tv program the other day which highlighted that the NHS must make £billions of cuts in the next few years, it went on to say that childbirth costs approx £2000 but chemotherapy was extremely expensive (no figures given). I was surprised to hear on Friday when asking for the CA125 results to find it had not been analysed. The onc secretary asked why and was told that new guidelines were not to repeat CA tests within 20 days. This was news to her but requested it to be tested nonetheless, this was duly done and we got our results. It made me think that this process plus the recommendation not to apply chemo without symptoms is down to cost cutting in the NHS.
I wonder if decisions on our treatment are being driven by savings in the NHS. I hope not. Love to everyone Paul and Sandra xx