cancer treatments restricted

A restriction in the medication funded by the cancer drug fund is being reported on in today's new. May be time to get writing to your MPs. You can find yours by searching with your postcode at theyworkforyou.com

The article is at independent.co.uk/life-styl...

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  • Thanks for posting this.

    The story is covered in a number of places including

    theguardian.com/society/201...

    Avastin is on the list to be reviewed, as are about half of the drugs.

    Of course the real issue is pharmaceutical companies, their profits and their shareholders' expectations.

    Just a pity people's health gets in the way!

    Not good news, any of it

  • I agree. They need to make some money but how much is enough ? I have tried to find out how much they make from avastin though haven't got far yet.

  • Here's something about Roche and cancer ( and other ) drugs.

    roche.com/investors/annual_...

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