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Big Pharma Welcomes Extension to England's Cancer Drug Fund, Critics Unconvinced

The Cancer Drugs Fund: Extension to 2016 By Leela Barham The Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF) in England covers the cost of cancer treatments either when the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has said ‘no’, or hasn’t yet come to a view.  It started with £50 million and is now £200million a year. […]
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England's Cancer Drug Fund: An Acid Test for Value Based Pricing

By Leela Barham. England’s Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF) could be in its final financial year, after running in full since April 2011.  The fund covers the cost of cancer treatments either when NICE has said ‘no’, or hasn’t yet come to a view.  Companies can’t circumvent NICE though; if a company was invited to submit […]
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