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Breast cancer: ‘Life-changing’ drug given go-ahead for routine NHS use

The drug previously had to be accessed through the Cancer Drugs Fund. Charity Breast Cancer Now said it was "delighted" by the news, describing the drug's effects as "extraordinary". Nice has recommended the drug for use for women who have HER2-positive breast cancer which has returned to the breast but is inoperable,

Heart attack patients missing out on rehab, charity warns

New research from the British Heart Foundation (BHF) found the average uptake of cardiac rehabilitation was 51 per cent, or 68,500 people, in 2015/16. This means that just under half of patients are missing out on a rehabilitation programme which can cut their risk of readmission and premature death, the charity

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