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The Australian Government will invest over $40 million to provide affordable access to 2 new medicine listings through the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS). This will help Australians with opiate addiction and those suffering breathlessness throughout their final stages of life.
November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month and from 1 November, Keytruda® will be listed on the PBS for first-line treatment of people with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer.