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Cancer: Medical Treatments

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 25913, tabled on 1 July 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the impact of the proposed Innovative Medicines Fund on personalised cancer treatments.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

7 July 2021

The Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF) has provided access to over 64,000 National Health Service patients to the most promising cancer medicines. The Innovative Medicines Fund (IMF) will build on and extend the successful CDF. NHS England and NHS Improvement and the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence expect to carry out an engagement exercise on detailed proposals for the IMF later this year.

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