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Three cancer drugs have been approved for patients on the NHS in Scotland, including a drug for some patients with advanced liver cancer.
Patients with a certain type of lung cancer will not have access to two targeted cancer drugs on the NHS in England.
Patients in England with a certain type of advanced breast cancer will not have access to a new drug comb, after it was given an initial no for NHS use.
UK scientists are putting together a list of the most promising potential cancer drug targets in one of the largest lab studies of its kind.
Injecting immune cell stimulants directly into a tumour could help the immune system spot and attack cancer cells, according to new research in mice.