Below is a news article stating that this new drug is a cure for melanoma!
This is my view and experience....
It makes me sick when they call it a cure!
when i see friends dying around me with the same condition as me looking forward is almost impossible.
This is no cure!
- The drug mentioned only shrinks the tumour it does not destroy it.
- It costs £30'000 to administer to patients.
- It has only EXTENDED the life of patients for a few months.
- It is not available here in the south west uk and probably 90% of the uk.
- I personally know approx 10+ people who have died whilst on this
A cure for skin cancer:
Doctors announce historic breakthrough as 'spectacular' drugs bring hope to thousands
New treatment combine two different drugs that 'reboot' immune system
One in six ravaged by skin cancer are already being cured by the drugs
Each year almost 13,000 people in Britain are diagnosed with melanoma
Scientists have developed breakthrough drugs that cure skin cancer.
The treatment is already having ‘spectacular’ effects in seriously ill melanoma patients – and could soon be used to defeat other types of cancer.
One scientist said it was ‘amazing’ that researchers could talk of ‘using the C-word – cure’ for the first time, while another said trials among kidney and lung cancer patients are ‘very exciting’.
Each year almost 13,000 people in Britain are diagnosed with melanoma, including two people aged 15 to 34 every day
One in six patients ravaged by deadly skin cancer are already being cured by the drugs, the European Cancer Congress was told yesterday, with the possibility of more than half being saved with an new combination.
The astonishing development will save the lives of thousands of patients with advanced melanoma, who usually die within months of being diagnosed. The new treatment, which will bring hope to hundreds of thousands of people in Britain with terminal conditions, involves the combination of two different types of drug that ‘reboot’ the immune system.
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