Patients such as Leisa Renwick who have had miraculous results with melanoma drugs will join dying patients and their families at Parliament tomorrow to petition the Government to lift Pharmac funding.

The Tauranga woman was told by Tauranga hospital last May she had only weeks to live but expensive private treatment has saved her life.

After a course of gene-therapy drugs, she is now is remission.

And now she is on a course of immuno-therapy drugs, paying $8500 every three weeks to have a dose ...


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