那是一個抗癌標靶藥名，醫生指出，如能以此藥配以化療雙管齊下，能夠把本以不高的存活率拉高。可是，在香港，此藥便不在醫管局藥物名冊之內，要用，便得付出昂貴費用。成個療程需打 8 支，而1 支 需要18000 港元。
In Hong Kong
The government can waste hundreds of billions of public funds to build the White Elephant Infrastructure.
But for Health Protection Schemes, they only can pay for a dime. The HA Drug Formulary list is as poor as a third world country.
Targeted Therapy for cancer, is one of them.
Finally, one of the tens of thousands of victims, named Leo Lam.
Leo was unwell due to lymph swelling in the middle of this year. After a ton of examinations, he is finally diagnosed with stage 4 lymphoma. This terrible news could not defeat Leo's intention to survive. He worry about his mother who is about 80 years old. Stage 4 lymphoma, means the cancer cells have invaded the organs. However, it is not equal to death. Still have a change to survive, as long as he can get a well medical, he still can beat the cancer .
The determination to fight for survive with cancer is already there, but there are one English word block his way, Rituximab.
That's the name of aTargeted Therapy. Doctors point out that if this medicine can with Chemotherapy, it can increase the survival rate. However, in Hong Kong, this medicine is not included in the HA Drug Formulary list. 8 treatments are required to complete a course, and 1 treatment costs HK $ 18,000.
Unable to afford the expensive medicine, Leo sought help from the community, hoping to overcome evils sickness.