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MHK questions cancer drug availability

Sat, 18 Jan 2014

Alf Cannan MHK
Alf Cannan MHK

An MHK is trying to establish whether a campaign is needed to get funding for new cancer drugs on the Island.

Alf Cannan will raise the issue in Tynwald next week in an effort to determine how much access people have to new medication.

He’ll ask the Health Minister why people in the UK can get access to newer drugs which can have better side effects and in some cases extend life.

Mr Cannan says he wants clarification:

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