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Breast cancer drug plans

Women in England and Wales with a family history of breast cancer could be offered preventative medication on the NHS, the drug watchdog National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence has suggested in a consultation.

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Mum favours breast cancer drug course for daughter

Women who have a family history of breast cancer could soon be offered drugs on the NHS to try to prevent them getting the disease.

Frances Haworth, who had a double mastectomy after discovering a faulty gene that could have seen her breast cancer return, explains how the new drug provision will affect the way her daughter and sister will look to stave off the cancer.

She discusses the treatment options with ITV News Presenter Nina Hossain and Medical Editor Lawrence McGinty.

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