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New cancer drugs fund opens for business

The new cancer drugs fund (CDF) will open for new treatments, with four new cancer drugs made immediately available, potentially benefiting 4,500 patients and speeding up access by up to four months.

Since its introduction in April 2011, the CDF has helped nearly 100,000 people with cancer access treatments not routinely available on the NHS. However, it has been closed to new drugs since October 2015. More.....