TITLE

Medicine bar

AUTHOR(S)
Beadell, Christine; Korn, Adam
PUB. DATE
October 2005
SOURCE
Lawyer;10/10/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 39, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on cancer sufferer Barbara Clark's victory in a legal battle to be prescribed the drug Herceptin. Refusal of the Primary Care Trust to give the drug to Clark on the basis that it was currently licensed only to be used on National Health Service patients whose breast cancer was at a more advanced stage than hers; Suggestion that in the absence of formal licensing it is likely that other individual requests for Herceptin will continue to be dealt with on a case by case basis in Great Britain.
ACCESSION #
18611083

 

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