News about our campaigns and health policy.
Monday 10 July 2017
The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) has today confirmed that it has applied for a...
Tuesday 20 June 2017
The Welsh Government has today (20 June 2017) announced that life-extending breast cancer drug Kadcyla will be...
Thursday 15 June 2017
NHS England and The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has...
Monday 12 June 2017
The Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) has today (Monday 12 June) announced their decision to decline the breast...
Tuesday 16 May 2017
Breast Cancer Now's Unlock Kadcyla campaign has beaten off stiff competition to be shortlisted for the...
Response to news that breast cancer drug palbociclib could be temporarily available to NHS patients for free
Thursday 4 May 2017
Short-term victory for campaigners as Pfizer offers drug free-of-charge to the NHS in the interim, while NICE...
Response to new study suggesting that the Cancer Drugs Fund 'failed to deliver meaningful value to patients and society'
Friday 28 April 2017
In a study published today in journal Annals of Oncology, new analysis of drugs that were approved for use by the...
Monday 10 April 2017
The Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) has today (Monday 10 April) announced a landmark decision to make the...
Breast Cancer Now responds to NICE and NHS England proposal that could delay access to one in five new drugs
Wednesday 15 March 2017
Breast Cancer Now is one of 21 charities that have expressed major concerns about a proposal from NHS England...
Response to new Screening Programme stats showing slight increase in uptake for first time in five years
Thursday 23 February 2017
Statistics from the NHS Breast Screening Programme in England show a slight increase in uptake of routine...