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Herceptin Articles


One year on Herceptin is best

2nd October 2012

Two new studies confirm current treatment regimes for certain types of breast cancer are appropriate.

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Herceptin facing challenge

5th September 2012

Roche expects results from 19 late-stage clinical trials to offset potential near-term threat to breast cancer drug.

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Genentech trials new breast cancer drug

5th June 2012

The drug targets HER2 tumours and could add valuable months to the lives of patients whose cancer has spread.

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NICE reconsiders breast cancer drug

14th October 2010

The government's rationing body has indicated that it might fund 'last chance' breast cancer drug on the NHS.

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NHS news 15/10/10

14th October 2010

A round up of NHS news over past week.

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Gene found that may trigger aggressive cancer

14th July 2010

Scientists find gene that may be responsible for spreading an aggressive form of breast cancer.

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Breast cancer drug blocked for second time

22nd October 2009

NICE has decided to block the use of Tyverb (lapatinib) within the NHS.

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DH backs more oncology centres

27th August 2009

The national chemotherapy advisory group has advised the DH that acute oncology services are needed at all hospitals with A&E.

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How will we afford future cancer drugs?

23rd October 2008

If people struggle to pay for cancer drugs today, how will they manage in the future?

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Redirect cancer drug cash

29th November 2007

Specialist says money spent on Herceptin could be better spent on radiotherapy.

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