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Thousands of breast cancer patients missing out on 43p-a-day drug

Research suggests confusion over funding of bisphosphonates means some women are not receiving the drug that could prevent their disease spreading Thousands of women with postmenopausal breast cancer are missing out on 43p-a-day drugs that could prevent their disease spreading, research suggests. A poll of cancer specialists for the charity Breast Cancer Now found confusion over who funds bisphosphonates – cheap drugs typically used to treat osteoporosis.
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