The Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) has approved today:
Trastuzumab deruxtecan (Enhertu) for treating HER2-positive unresectable or metastatic breast cancer in adults who have received two or more prior anti-HER2 based therapies for routine use on the NHS in Scotland.
Tucatinib (Tukysa) with trastuzumab and capecitabine for treating HER2-positive unresectable locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer after two or more anti-HER2 therapies for routine use on the NHS in Scotland.
METUP-UK member Bex Lewis was pleased to be invited to join Will Taylor’s ‘Good Enough’ podcast, off the back of social media content talking about the problematic nature of talking
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METUPUK member Mary Huckle is featured over 4-pages in the latest ‘Future Dreams‘ magazine: The article immediately afterwards focuses on Laura and Nick, from the Secondary Sisters, and you may
The article starts: They are the women who are dying from secondary breast cancer – but feel ignored by the charities set out to help them. From being labelled the
Over the past couple of weeks, cancer specialist skincare brand Jennifer Young has featured METUPUK and its founder in a couple of blogs. Introduction to MetUpUk ‘Changing the landscape of