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Anger Surrounds Cancer Drug Ban

August 24, 2008

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*Cancer patients are being forced by a health watchdog to remortgage their homes to pay for treatments freely availably elsewhere in Europe, a group of 26 professors said yesterday. The experts said they were “dismayed” by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence’s guidance denying patients four kidney cancer drugs on the NHS and called for “radical change”.

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