WHO keeps key lung cancer drugs off its essential medicines list

FILE PHOTO: A logo is pictured on the World Health Organization (WHO) headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, November 22, 2017. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/File Photo

GENEVA/ZURICH (Reuters) – The world’s master list of recommended medicines got an update on Tuesday when the World Health Organization (WHO) published a biennial revision, adding 28 drugs including an abortion pill but leaving out several breakthrough treatments for lung cancer. The WHO’s Essential Medicines List, which includes treatments that the WHO regards as global […]

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