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A targeted drug with potential to slow the progress of ovarian cancer has been rejected for use on the NHS in England.
A targeted drug for advanced ovarian cancer will be more widely available for certain patients on the NHS in England.
A targeted drug has been accepted for routine use on the NHS in England for some adults with untreated, advanced lung cancer.
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.
Combining a targeted drug with hormone therapy extended the lives of pre-menopausal women with advanced breast cancer in a clinical trial.
An immunotherapy for some patients with advanced skin cancer and a targeted drug for some women with breast cancer have been approved for NHS Scotland.
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.
A new drug combo has been made available to some patients with advanced breast cancer on the NHS in England.
People with a certain type of lymphoma will now have access to a targeted cancer drug, called brentuximab vedotin, on the NHS in England.