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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
A breast cancer drug and two blood cancer treatments have been recommended for use on the NHS in Scotland.
A targeted drug has been accepted for routine use on the NHS in England for some adults with untreated, advanced lung cancer.
A new immunotherapy treatment for certain advanced skin cancer patients is to be made available on the NHS in England.
Patients living with a specific type of leukaemia will have access to a new immunotherapy treatment on the NHS in England.