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Breast cancer drug Kadcyla price reduction urged

The medicines watchdog for England and Wales says it is disappointed that the drug company Roche will not reduce the price of a new breast cancer drug for the NHS.

NICE says the drug, Kadcyla, is too expensive at more than £90,000 a year per patient. The drug can add months to the life of women dying of breast cancer.

Dominic Hughes reports.

  • 23 Apr 2014
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