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

Stop Smoking Services stubbed out across England

Government funding cuts have led to declining Stop Smoking Services across England, a new report has revealed.

CAR T cell immunotherapy for lymphoma rejected in Scotland

Patients living with an aggressive form of lymphoma in Scotland will not get access to a new immunotherapy treatment after it was rejected for use on the NHS.

‘Game-changing’ myeloma drug combo approved for NHS use in England

A new treatment for people with multiple myeloma will now be available on the NHS in England.

Study in mice suggests why cancer commonly spreads to the liver

Researchers have pinpointed cells in the livers of mice that create an environment cancer cells might need to settle and grow there.

Leukaemia drug gets initial ‘no’ for NHS in England

Patients with a specific type of leukaemia will not have access to a new treatment after it failed to win provisional recommendation for NHS use in England.