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Fight to raise funds for cancer drug

Laura Loftus has to pay out almost £1000 a week for a cancer drug - which she says is prolonging her life. Her friends have launched a fundraising bid to help her pay for Avastin, which she cannot get on the NHS

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Fundraising event held to buy cancer drugs for Leeds woman

A fundraising event was held today for a woman who has to fork out nearly a thousand pounds a month for cancer drugs that she cannot get on the NHS.

Laura Loftus from Leeds has cancer, and says the drug Avastin could extend her life. She can't get it on the NHS because she's not having chemotherapy. Helen Steel reports.

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