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#Cancer drugs

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'There are consequences to paying for all the most expensive new drugs' Opinion

Opinion: 'There are consequences to paying for all the most expensive new drugs'

We need to radically improve waiting times for treatment rather than focus on buying all the most expensive drugs, writes Dr Anthony O’Connor.

From TheJournal.ie Calls for a new emergency health fund to pay for expensive cancer drugs Pembro

Calls for a new emergency health fund to pay for expensive cancer drugs

The Minister of State for Health Finian McGrath wants a fund of €80 million to be set up.

From TheJournal.ie Terminal cancer patient pleads with government to pay for drug that could prolong her life Treatment

Terminal cancer patient pleads with government to pay for drug that could prolong her life

A 59-year-old woman says she is begging the government to pay for a cancer drug that could prolong her life.

From TheJournal.ie St Vincent's Hospital denies fraud claims by Senator John Crown Cancer Drugs

St Vincent's Hospital denies fraud claims by Senator John Crown

The chairman of St Vincent’s Healthcare Group has written to Senator John Crown and asked him to send on all information he has in relation to the matter.

From TheJournal.ie New national cancer drug fund in pipeline Cancer Drugs

New national cancer drug fund in pipeline

However, finding the finance for that fund won’t be easy, the NCCP’s director warns.

From TheJournal.ie Batches of three cancer drugs recalled by Medicines Board Recall

Batches of three cancer drugs recalled by Medicines Board

The Irish Medicines Board said it was a purely precautionary measure.