Cancer affected person: ‘It is simply inhumane’


Cancer Research UK says some sufferers with uncommon cancers are struggling to get entry to experimental medicine even when their medical doctors need to use them. The organisation mentioned extra individuals had been searching for non-public care. Our Health Editor Hugh Pym has been talking to at least one affected person whose non-public insurer is not going to pay for a drug which could assist her.AXA PPP Healthcare has mentioned that the drug in query just isn’t licensed or accredited by NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence). The firm added that it was persevering with to fund different therapy. Produced by Dominic Hurst. Video Journalist Harriet Bradshaw