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# Cancer drugs

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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.
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.
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.
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.
New national cancer drug fund in pipeline
However, finding the finance for that fund won’t be easy, the NCCP’s director warns.
Batches of three cancer drugs recalled by Medicines Board
The Irish Medicines Board said it was a purely precautionary measure.