3626 - Cancer: Drugs (Answered)

Jim Shannon
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what arrangements he plans to make to ensure that cancer patients have access to essential treatments after the closure of the Cancer Drugs Fund.

George Freeman

Since it was established, the Cancer Drugs Fund has helped over 72,000 people in England to receive the life-extending cancer drugs that would not otherwise have been routinely available to them.

This Government has committed to continuing to invest in the Fund.