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Combining an immunotherapy with chemotherapy has been recommended as a treatment for some patients with lung cancer on the NHS in England.
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aspirin for more than two years could reduce the risk of bowel cancer in people with Lynch syndrome, according to new draft guidance from NICE.
A targeted drug for advanced ovarian cancer will be more widely available for certain patients on the NHS in England.
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.