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NHS to stop funding 25 cancer treatment drugs

Twenty-five different cancer treatments will no longer be funded by the NHS in England, health chiefs have announced.

NHS England was forced to take the step after it emerged the £280m Cancer Drugs Fund was going to go £100m over budget in 2014-15.

It was created in 2010 for expensive drugs not routinely available.

Hugh Pym reports.

  • 12 Jan 2015
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