News from our office in Scotland.
Monday 14 January 2019
The Scottish Medicines Consortium has announced its decision to approve Perjeta for use on the NHS in Scotland....
Monday 10 December 2018
Following an “important step forward” for early breast cancer, we call for an ...
Our response to figures showing almost 4,000 missed breast cancer screening invitations in Scotland in 2016
Monday 24 September 2018
After an error in 2016 led to nearly 4000 women not receiving breast screening invitations, last week the Scottish...
Thursday 20 September 2018
Political leaders across Scotland have united at Holyrood to encourage Scots to wear it pink on Friday 19 October...
Thursday 13 September 2018
The Scottish Breast Screening programme has found that 1,761 women were not invited to for their final screening...
Friday 10 August 2018
Life-extending breast cancer drug Perjeta (pertuzumab) will once again be considered...
Wednesday 14 March 2018
We are calling for further review to guarantee Scotland “stays ahead” on access to bisphosphonates.
Monday 12 March 2018
Breast Cancer Now has today welcomed the Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) decision to approve breast cancer drug...
Urgent talks needed to end "injustice" of Scottish women denied access to Perjeta following approval in England
Thursday 1 February 2018
Scottish women cannot routinely access “life-changing” breast cancer drug available to patients in England...
Breast Cancer Now welcomes "Major step forward in treatment" as palbociclib is approved for NHS use in Scotland
Monday 11 December 2017
Charity calls for further progress on unlocking life-changing breast cancer drugs...