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  •   Home > News > Health & Safety

    Breast cancer advocates are celebrating the funding of a live-prolonging breast cancer drug

    Breast cancer advocates are celebrating the funding of a live-prolonging breast cancer drug


    Pharmac has struck a provisional deal for Ibrance , which costs 66-thousand a year.

    Breast Cancer Aotearoa Coalition chair Libby Burgess says this is life changing for the 2000 eligible women, who won't have to fund the drug themselves any more.

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