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NICE no for Celgene's Vidaza violates Human Rights Act, say patient groups

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UK patient groups have lodged an appeal against health technology appraisal body NICE's decision to decline Celgene's anticancer, Vidaza (5-azacitidine), for patients with myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS). The patient groups say the recommendations are "incompatible" with the UK's 1998 Human Rights Act.



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