Bradley Lowery's mother hails NHS go-ahead for cancer drug

Bradley Lowery's mother hails NHS go-ahead for cancer drug
 

The mother of Bradley Lowery has welcomed news that a drug used to treat the young football mascot will be made available on the NHS.
Gemma Lowery said she was “overjoyed” that the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (Nice) had recommended dinutuximab beta for use by the health service.
Evidence suggests the treatment for patients with high-risk neuroblastoma, a rare type of cancer that mainly affects children and young people, could increase the chances of survival.
While there was “uncertainty around the long-term clinical benefit” of the drug, Nice said, the “potential... read more

 
12 July 2018 in Health, Views: 60
Source: Guardian
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