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Covid-19: Cancer care at home scheme is extended by NHS England

BMJ 2021; 372 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.n866 (Published 31 March 2021) Cite this as: BMJ 2021;372:n866

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  1. Elisabeth Mahase
  1. The BMJ

A scheme that has enabled patients in England with cancer to swap their treatments for alternatives that can be taken at home during the covid-19 pandemic has been extended until this summer and could be further extended until March 2022.

The initiative includes more than 30 drugs and allows patients to access treatment while reducing the number of required hospital visits or the impact …

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