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National and international developments in cancer, health and policy. Produced in collaboration with the Press Association unless otherwise stated.

Second breast cancer treatment combo added to England's Cancer Drugs Fund

Some patients with advanced breast cancer will now have access to a new drug combo on the NHS in England – after the NICE reversed its initial decision

Three new cancer treatments available for NHS patients in Scotland

A breast cancer drug and two blood cancer treatments have been recommended for use on the NHS in Scotland.

One lung cancer drug receives NHS England approval, while another is rejected

A targeted drug has been accepted for routine use on the NHS in England for some adults with untreated, advanced lung cancer.

New skin cancer immunotherapy added to NHS England’s Cancer Drugs Fund

A new immunotherapy treatment for certain advanced skin cancer patients is to be made available on the NHS in England.

NICE U-turn opens up new treatment option for some adults with leukaemia

Patients living with a specific type of leukaemia will have access to a new immunotherapy treatment on the NHS in England.

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