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Drug for advanced breast cancer available after NHS U-turns on decision to reject it

Immunotherapy treatment Keytruda, also known as pembrolizumab, could extend the life of 100 women a year by around seven months ... read more

100 women a year with advanced breast cancer to try new treatment on NHS

The NHS will be offering around 100 women a year with advanced breast cancer the chance to be able to try a new type of immunotherapy. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (Nice) has ... read more

Women in England with breast cancer may qualify for drug that buys ‘precious’ time

Nice approves Keytruda, which with chemotherapy can lengthen survival of women with triple negative breast cancer ... read more

Women with advanced breast cancer to get new immunotherapy on the NHS

The NHS will be offering around 100 women a year with advanced breast cancer the chance to be able to try a new type of immunotherapy. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (Nice) has ... read more

Women with advanced breast cancer get new immunotherapy on the NHS

Keytruda is for women with incurable secondary triple negative breast cancer and its aim is to slow disease progression. read more

Breast cancer: What are the symptoms and how to check for the disease?

THERE are over 50,000 cases of breast cancer in women every year in the UK. It's vital to know the signs to watch out for, to get an early diagnosis and start treatment quickly. Breast cancer is ... read more

Breast Cancer

You may be reading this because you or someone you care about has been diagnosed with breast cancer. Learning as much as you can about the disease can help you feel better prepared to speak with ... read more

BREAST CANCER IS CURABLE

BREAST cancer is a heterogeneous disease and its prevention remains one of the major challenges faced by women across the globe. It is the most common cancer in women and the leading cause of ... read more

NICE allows immunotherapy treatment for small group of patients with advanced triple negative breast cancer

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has now ruled that pembrolizumab (Keytruda) plus chemotherapy should be available as a treatment option for a limited group of patients ... read more

Targeted Drug Therapy for Breast Cancer

Targeted drug therapy uses medicines that are directed at (target) proteins on breast cancer cells that help them grow, spread, and live longer. Targeted drugs work to destroy cancer cells or slow ... read more

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