Cancer sufferer misses treatment for living in Wales

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Medical groups are warning that cancer patients in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland are not getting the same access to new drugs as patients in England.

Last year, the government in Westminster set up a Cancer Drugs Fund with £200m in order to fast track new treatments for English patients.

Doctors, patients and charities are now urging the rest of the UK to follow England's lead.

The BBC's Graham Satchell spoke to cancer sufferer Katie Rees, who was unable to get access to a specific treatment because she lives in Wales.

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