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Heath Minister supportive of cancer drug fund charity

Fri, 24 Jan 2014


Discussions with cancer charities are ongoing in an effort to set up a cancer drug fund on the Isle of Man.

That’s according to the Health Minister who says the Department of Health is working to help facilitate such a measure.

Concerns have been raised as to why patients on the Island cannot benefit from the UK fund which offers treatments which are not NICE approved.

The department says it won’t set up the fund because it needs to use its limited resources in other areas.

However Minister David Anderson says it is in support of the idea:

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