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

Lung cancer immunotherapy combo added to Cancer Drugs Fund

Combining an immunotherapy with chemotherapy has been recommended as a treatment for some patients with lung cancer on the NHS in England.

Daily aspirin reduces bowel cancer risk in people with Lynch syndrome, says NICE

Taking a daily aspirin for more than two years could reduce the risk of bowel cancer in people with Lynch syndrome, according to new draft guidance from NICE.

Ovarian cancer drug will be offered earlier to NHS patients in England

A targeted drug for advanced ovarian cancer will be more widely available for certain patients on the NHS in England.

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.

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