What are the medicines available in Scotland but not in England?



2017-04-11T08:32:52.075Z
2017-04-11T08:32:52.075Z

Doctor Hand. Truthout.org

Which drugs are available on the NHS in Scotland but not in England

Because of different prescribing procedures, some drugs have been approved for prescribing by the NHS in Scotland but not in England. They are:

  • Kadcyla - for incurable breast cancer
  • Nivolumab - for several cancers including lung cancer
  • Avastin - can starve many tumours of blood and delay symptoms
  • Fulvestrant - hormone drug
  • Zaltrap - for bowel cancer
  • Abraxane - for pancreatic cancer
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