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Cancer patients may miss out on drugs

6th August 2010

The Rarer Cancers Foundation has warned that if the government reduces a £200 million fund by 50% it could leave thousands of patients without access to drugs.

The health minister, Earl Howe, stated that the original £200 million fund was an 'aspirational figure'. Andrew Wilson, Chief Executive of the RCF, said: “The Chancellor must make good on the government’s pledge to allocate an annual sum of £200 million for three years to the Cancer Drugs Fund otherwise patients will continue to be denied the treatments they need and their clinicians wish to prescribe."

 

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