Our hair, its colour and style is a crucial part of our personal identity. Sudden hair loss is an acutely stressful part of chemotherapy. This hair loss is caused by taxanes, the anti-cancer drugs used in treatment. Such loss can have a psychologically depressing effect on all patients during therapy, particularly child and adult female…Details
515 NHS nurses, doctors and other health professionals have written an open letter to Trump demanding a guarantee that the NHS will not be targeted in any UK-US trade talks. “We are particularly concerned about conversations over patents for pharmaceuticals and the potential for huge drug price increases for the NHS,” the letter says. “To…Details
Update 28.11.19Post-Brexit arrangements could dramatically increase the price of vital drugs, as I reported for Channel 4’s Dispatches. Antony Barnett NHS England’s latest performance statistics, published this week, reveal yet more missed key targets for cancer care waiting times. This means that people have long and anxious waits with the risk of their illness worsening before they…Details
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