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Using Avastin for eye condition wet AMD 'could save NHS £84m'

The NHS could save £84m a year by using a cheaper drug to treat a leading cause of blindness, research suggests.

NHS-funded research says both Lucentis and Avastin have a similar effect in preventing loss of sight when used for wet age-related macular degeneration.

Branwen Jeffreys reports.

  • 06 May 2012
  • From the section Health