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We are committed to campaigning to improve the treatment, support and care of people affected by breast cancer. Our campaigning work is guided and informed by the views of people living with breast cancer.

Campaigning blog

Last week, NHS England announced some changes to the drugs which are available through the Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF), based on the outcome of a formal review process.

One of the drugs reconsidered as part of the formal review process was eribulin (Halaven), which is used to treat...

Post date: 26 May 2015

Two potentially life-extending secondary breast cancer drugs – everolimus (Afinitor) and eribulin (Halaven) – are to remain on the Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF) after an appeal from the pharmaceutical companies that produce them.

The CDF gives patients in England access to drugs that otherwise wouldn't be available through the NHS. The review that led to plans to remove these and other drugs from the...

Post date: 13 March 2015

The General Election is nearly here. Read about our plans to make sure that breast cancer is an election priority. 
 

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Post date: 10 March 2015

6126 With the General Election just a few months away, each of the political parties are beginning to make promises about what they...

Post date: 17 February 2015

The Cancer Drugs Fund gives patients in England access to drugs that otherwise wouldn't be available through the NHS.

NHS England today announced that a number of drugs are to be removed from the Cancer Drugs Fund.

Here are eight things you should know about the announcement 

  1. The review of the drugs available on the Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF) is as a result of recent changes to the way the...
Post date: 12 January 2015