Radical new child cancer treatment to be made available on NHS
A radical new treatment for a rare type of childhood cancer will now be made available on the NHS. The National Institute for Clinical Excellence has recommended the drug – after evidence it could increase survival chances for patients with high-risk neuroblastoma. A course of treatment can cost around £150,000 – but a deal with…
Chasing the cost of care in the community
Newman questioned Health Secretary Andy Burnham today on the government’s claims that it would save £2.7bn a year by providing one-to-one cancer care at home.