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

Three new treatment options approved for NHS use in Scotland

The Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) has accepted 3 new cancer treatments for NHS use in Scotland

Non-Hodgkin lymphoma treatment gets an initial ‘no’ for NHS use in England

A new combination therapy for adults with an aggressive type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma has not been recommended for NHS use in England. 

‘Chemotherapy-free’ treatment for lymphoma made available for NHS use in England

New ‘chemotherapy-free’ treatment for follicular lymphoma approved for NHS use in England.

Kidney cancer drug gets initial ‘no’ for the NHS in England

A new kidney cancer drug combination of pembrolizumab with axitinib gets an initial no for the NHS in England

Two skin cancer treatments get the green light for NHS Scotland

An immunotherapy and a targeted cancer drug were among the latest batch of NHS approvals from the Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC). 

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