Fight For Life

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  • What is the "Fight For Life" campaign?

My name is Rose Woodward and I am a Kidney Cancer Patient. I started The fight for life campaign with a fellow patient Mick Coleman via the Kidney Cancer UK patient forum on their website, in response to a "call to arms" from Professor Tim Eisen and Dr Paul Nathan, leading medical Oncologists specialising in Renal Cell Carcinoma. Mick & I realised that Kidney Cancer patients would need practical support and advice to find their way around the PCT (Primary Care Trust) bureaucracy and complexities of the funding system for non-NICE approved drugs. It quickly became apparent that few patients had any direct experience of the process by which drugs funding applications are decided, and there was little to guide the novice patient through the convoluted and at times impenetrable paperwork and policies that govern the process. .... to be continued...

  • At what point will you need to engage the "Fight For Life" team?
  • Who can you contact?

Please contact me via by e-mail

  • What is the process?
  • What Information will you need to provide?
  • What information will be provided to the PCT?

Contact Information

  • Please contact me via by e-mail


Fight For Life Updated to 16-Mar-08

Fight For Life Announcement 01-Feb-08

  • Last few days to sign up to the e-petition Click Here

Fight For Life Announcement 31-Jan-08

  • Sutent routinely Funded across the Merseyside and Cheshire Cancer Network

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