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NHS prepares to fast-track cancer drugs that target genetic mutations

 

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NHS prepares to fast-track cancer drugs that target genetic mutations

The NHS is preparing to fast-track the introduction of new cancer drugs that target tumours according to their genetic make-up rather than where they originate in the body.

The revolutionary treatments – known as “tumour agnostic” drugs – can be used against a wide range of cancers and could offer hope to patients with rare forms of the disease that may previously have been untreatable. More....