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#Cancer drugs

# cancer-drugs - Thursday 25 April, 2019

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

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

Apr 25th 2019, 7:00 AM 25,857 Views 28 Comments

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

# cancer-drugs - Monday 30 May, 2016

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

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

May 30th 2016, 12:19 PM 10,160 Views 52 Comments

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

# cancer-drugs - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

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

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

Jul 15th 2015, 7:00 PM 15,642 Views 86 Comments

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

# cancer-drugs - Thursday 19 December, 2013

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

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

Dec 19th 2013, 10:57 PM 13,990 Views 33 Comments

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.

# cancer-drugs - Friday 24 February, 2012

New national cancer drug fund in pipeline
# Cancer Drugs
# Cancer Drugs

New national cancer drug fund in pipeline

Feb 24th 2012, 9:13 PM 2,732 Views 3 Comments

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

# cancer-drugs - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

Batches of three cancer drugs recalled by Medicines Board
# Recall
# Recall

Batches of three cancer drugs recalled by Medicines Board

Nov 30th 2011, 2:46 PM 1,968 Views 3 Comments

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