Lately for Wednesday 7 August 2019
10:20 NZ's Cancer Society applauds and criticises Pharmac
Pharmac is proposing to fund drugs for breast cancer, lung cancer and multiple sclerosis from December 1.
New Zealand's Cancer Society welcomes Pharmac's announcement this afternoon that breast cancer drug TDM-1 Kadcyla and lung cancer drug Alectinib (known commercially as Alecensa) will be funded.
Its Medical Director Dr Chris Jackson tells Karyn Hay this positive step creates fairer access to cancer treatment in New Zealand, but Pharmac must speed up its processes.
10:45 Midweek Mediawatch with Jeremy Rose
This week on Mediawatch Midweek Jeremy Rose talks to Karyn Hay about some new free streaming services, reviews the book review sites, and takes a look at the Listener at 80.