UK's New Cancer Drug Fund Might Not Alleviate Regional Access Disparities
Executive SummaryThe United Kingdom is creating a £600 million Cancer Drugs Fund to improve treatment access but a consultation document on the initiative is doing little to ease concerns about regional disparities in care.
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