STRENGTH IN NUMBERS

Strength in Numbers dedicated to my late mother Kay

New drug for pancreatic cancer turned down

The NHS drugs rationing body has ruled that a drug for pancreatic cancer that can extend lives of patients is too expensive to be given before other treatments have been tried.
Pancreatic cancer is often diagnosed late meaning patients often live for only two to six months.
The drug, nab-paclitaxel, also known as Abraxane, has been shown to extend life by an average of two months but some have survived for two years.

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http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/11081589/New-drug-for-pancreatic-cancer-turned-down.html

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