Mum dying of cancer denied drug that could extend her life

Mum dying of cancer denied drug that could extend her life

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Kelly has been told the drug could prolong her life (Photo: Media Wales)
Kelly has been told the drug could prolong her life (Photo: Media Wales)

A mum battling terminal cancer has been told she can’t have a drug that could extend her life because of the “financial burden”.

Following her devastating diagnosis, Kelly researched treatment that would give her more time with her children and discovered Avastin, which is used to treat advanced forms of cancer.

The hairdresser, who was first diagnosed with cervical cancer in 2013, said: “This drug starves any tumours of oxygen and stops them from spreading and can kill them.

“I have been told by my consultant this drug will work for me and can prolong my life. They recommended it for me and I really need to have it.” Continue with the story here

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