Cancer patient: New drug helped me 'totally enjoy' life
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Cancer drug 'helped me totally enjoy life'

A new cancer drug has been described as a potential "game changer", after promising results in the treatment of head and neck cancers.

Peter Waite took part in a trial of the immunotherapy drug nivolumab.

"I’ve got so much going on in my life and I’m able to totally enjoy all of it," he said.

In a trial of more than 350 patients, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, 36% treated with nivolumab were alive after one year compared with 17% who received chemotherapy.

This clip is originally from 5 live Breakfast on Sunday 9 October 2016.

  • 09 Oct 2016
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