A breast cancer diagnosis can be devastating for patients and their families. If there are drugs out there that can prevent women dying from this dreadful disease, they must be made routinely available.
These drugs – called bisphosphonates – cost on average just 43p per day, and if given to all women who could benefit, one in 10 breast cancer deaths could be prevented.
It simply doesn’t make sense that lives are being lost over this confusion over funding.
That’s why I’m backing Breast Cancer Now’s #43paday campaign, calling on my MP to urge the Health Secretary to clarify who is responsible for funding these drugs and ensure clear guidance is issued, as soon as possible.
I would encourage others to join me and add their support by visiting: www.breastcancernow.org/43paday