Dozens of cancer patients will no longer need to travel to Australia for a life-extending treatment as it is now being made available at Auckland City Hospital, NZ Herald reports. On Tuesday morning, Health Minister Andrew Little announced Peptide Receptor Radionuclide Therapy (PRRT) will be used to treat up to 40 patients a year. PRRT is a treatment used to manage symptoms of a certain type of cancer known as neuroendocrine tumours which can be found in most parts of the body.
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