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Cancer patient denied treatment

Adrian Ashby from Alcester has a type of intestinal cancer which requires radiotheraphy to prolong his life. He's had it for seven years and has received all sorts of treatment but the NHS has drawn the line at this treatment as it costs £50,000.

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Cancer patient denied treatment, full report

A terminally ill man says he feels like he's been asked to plan his funeral after being told the NHS would not fund his treatment.

Adrian Ashby from Alcester in Warwickshire needs targeted radiotherapy costing £50,000, but the primary care trust has refused to pay for it.

His friends and neighbours are now trying to raise the money.

Kate Fisher reports.

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