11 May 2020

Lung cancer patient's family beg for Keytruda funding in NZ

From Checkpoint, 5:55 pm on 11 May 2020

The family of a lung cancer patient recently returned from Australia are begging for the immunotherapy drug Keytruda to be funded in New Zealand.

They have the support of the Lung Cancer Foundation, who says the drug is a 'standout' in the battle against lung cancer.

But in midst of the current Covid-19 pandemic, any hopes of funding is still far away.

Checkpoint reporter Katie Doyle has the story.