The big C… the word everyone hates with a passion… Cancer! It looks like it is thankfully becoming an ever more treatable disease, with old drugs but especially with new therapeutic strategies. Over the last few years the number of possible anticancer therapies has grown considerably and hyper-targeted and specialised treatments are on the increase. 

person lying on ct-scan machineImmunotherapy, cell therapies, monoclonal antibodies, the new CAR-T: promising but also expensive methods, so the experts wonder how it will be possible to make cancer therapy fair and sustainable in the near future. According to experts over a decade, it is likely that cancer therapy will be “revolutionised” by the arrival of new drugs. But will we be able to afford them?