Submission to PHARMAC requesting funding of Perjeta for all who need it

Breast Cancer Aotearoa Coalition and Breast Cancer Foundation NZ have made a strongly worded and evidence-based joint submission to PHARMAC requesting that funding for Perjeta (pertuzumab) be extended to all people with HER2-positive advanced breast cancer.

The submission was made to the Cancer Treatment Sub-committee (known as CaTSoP).  At its September meeting, CaTSoP will consider applications for funding for the following breast cancer medicines – Perjeta, Kadcyla, Ibrance, Abraxane, Faslodex.

Attached is the joint submission sent to CaTSoP and the poster referred to in the letter.

24 July 2018

 

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