ARTICLE | Politics & Policy

Recommendations for U.K. cancer fund

August 7, 2010 12:03 AM UTC

The Rarer Cancers Foundation (RCF) published 25 recommendations for implementing the U.K.'s Cancer Drugs Fund, including allocating the full L200 million ($315.9 million) per year that was announced in the initial commitment. The RCF noted that Earl Howe, the minister responsible for administering the fund, had said that L200 million could not be guaranteed. The foundation also said companies should be required to negotiate a cost cap that would limit the total amount they could earn from the NHS for a treatment. ...