New speedy Breast Cancer Treatment agreed by the NHS Authorities

Women can undergo an injection in two to five minutes instead of enduring an intravenous drip for between an hour and 90 minutes

Two minute breast cancer treatment gets the green light for the NHS
Thousands of women with breast cancer could be offered a new jab which means regular treatment will take minutes instead of hours.

Currently, around 10,000 women a year are diagnosed with an aggressive form of Breast Cancer, which requires drugs to be given intravenously for long periods.
Regulators have now given the green light to a new type of treatment in which the same drug – Herceptin – is administered by injection, in as little as two minutes.

Read Two minute breast cancer treatment gets the green light for the NHS, by Laura Donnelly, 24 Sept 2013

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