A man from Alcester has been denied cancer treatment because it costs £50,000.
Adrian Ashby has a type of intestinal cancer that requires radiotherapy to prolong his life. He has had all types of treatment for seven years but his Primary Care Trust has now drawn the line on his next treatment.
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