LEEDS, U.K. — Wal-Mart’s Asda chain here announced this week it would sell all privately prescribed cancer treatment drugs, which are funded by the patient rather than the publicly funded National Health Service, on a permanent ‘not-for-profit’ basis potentially saving thousands of pounds for sufferers. Cancer is the UK’s second biggest killer, affecting nearly 300,000 people per year and for many the cost of treatment is well above what they can afford. Research compiled for Asda compared ...

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