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Don’t give out cancer drugs if it’s just to extend life: Treatment costs can’t be justified, say experts

Source: Daily Mail The NHS spends well over £5billion annually on cancer treatments Around 310,000 Britons a year are diagnosed with cancer Patients with terminal cancer should not be given life-extending drugs, doctors said yesterday. The treatments give false hope … Continue reading

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Leading doctor: Should NHS spend millions keeping alive terminally ill patients for few weeks?

Source: Daily Record A LEADING doctor has questioned whether the cash-strapped NHS should continue to spend a fortune keeping terminally ill patients alive. Dr Brian Keighley, chairman of the British Medical Association Scotland, said tens of thousands of pounds are … Continue reading

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