NHS reaches deal for life-saving breast-cancer drug
BBC NewsNov 08, 2022Nov 08, 2022
This new treatment is a huge win for the UK's healthcare system. It will help treat thousands of women fighting for their lives and provide an alternative to more invasive procedures. This effort should be commended.
While this is undoubtedly welcome news, it's overshadowed by the dangerously long wait times that UK's cancer patients face. Time is of the essence when treating cancer; unless this backlog can be properly addressed, the new drug's reach will likely be limited.