As a doctor myself, I have seen first-hand the earth-shattering effects cancers has on patients and their families. Breast cancer is the most common cancer in the UK, and I sympathise deeply with anyone who has been affected by this devastating condition.
The drug ‘Kadcyla’ can give women suffering from highly aggressive forms of breast cancer extra months of life. I was shocked to hear the medication is to be withdrawn from the NHS, and wrote to Andrew Dillion, Chief Executive at NICE, highlighting the potential risk to over 1,200 breast cancer patients every year.
Read my letter to Andrew Dillon in full here: https://twitter.com/DrRosena/status/824673890748272641