Cancer patients’ hopes of continuing in drug trials have been dashed after a new law targeting the use of experimental drugs in China came into effect on December 1. Photo: Shutterstock

China’s cancer patients hit by new law on experimental drug treatments not approved by government

  • The law came into effect on December 1 and forbids pharmaceutical firms giving patients drugs from unapproved clinical trials
  • But cancer sufferers benefiting from the drug courses want their treatment to continue
Topic |   Wellness
Cancer patients’ hopes of continuing in drug trials have been dashed after a new law targeting the use of experimental drugs in China came into effect on December 1. Photo: Shutterstock
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