Children being denied new cancer drugs

19 September 2019 – BBC News

Medics at the Royal Marsden Hospital and the Institute of Cancer Research are saying that the rules on new drugs were “too cautious“.

Their study, in the European Journal of Cancer, found just 7% of suitable children were getting drugs that target genetic weak spots in their cancer.  The researchers said children may benefit from precision medicines even more than adults.


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