Cancer drugs fund 'to be extended' until 2016
On 28 September 2013, the prime minister has announced, a £200m-a-year fund for life-enhancing cancer drugs to continue until 2016.
The Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF) was set up in 2011 to help patients in England access certain drugs before they get approval for widespread NHS use.
The scheme was due to end next year, but David Cameron has pledged £400m to keep it running.
This move is welcomed by both cancer patients and Charities
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