Cancer sufferers refused life-extending drugs despite Government pledge – Telegraph

An investigation by The Sunday Telegraph has uncovered more than 80 cases in which desperately sick NHS patients have been refused the cancer drugs their doctor sought, in the four months since a £200 million fund was introduced to stop health authorities rationing treatments.

The fund was a key move by the Coalition so that those suffering from cancer would never again be refused drugs on grounds of cost.

via Cancer sufferers refused life-extending drugs despite Government pledge – Telegraph.

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