Countries considering quarantining funds to provide faster access to expensive cancer drugs have been warned – the UK experiment failed. Set up in 2010 with a budget of £50 million per year, the Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF) ended up costing the NHS £1.27 billion and failed to deliver ‘meaningful value’ to cancer patients or society. ...
An undignified death for the Cancer Drugs Fund
By Mardi Chapman
3 May 2017