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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.
One kidney cancer treatment and two lung cancer drugs have been recommended for use on the NHS in Scotland.
A drug that’s designed to target weaknesses inside cancer cells can hold some advanced pancreatic cancers at bay for a short time after chemotherapy.