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'We stand with Philomena': Rally calls on Harris and HSE to settle case of terminally-ill midwife
Philomena Canning, who is suffering from terminal ovarian cancer, is seeking damages from the HSE.
'I'm too young to die': Women with cervical cancer call for equal access to drug pembrolizumab
Ireland owes it to these women, Labour’s Alan Kelly said.
'It's a no-brainer': Vicky Phelan calls for drug to be available to all Irish women with cervical cancer
She was given a terminal diagnosis at the start of this year and Phelan said the drug Pembro is allowing her to live with the disease.
"A travesty" - Cystic fibrosis sufferers angry over lack of funding for potentially life-changing drug
Meanwhile, the cancer drug Pembrolizumab has been approved for reimbursement by the HSE.
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.
'Time is running out': John Crown says cancer patients could die over delay in accessing drug
The former senator said the situation could be partly due to the delay in forming a government.