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# pembro - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

'We stand with Philomena': Rally calls on Harris and HSE to settle case of terminally-ill midwife
# Philomena Canning
# Philomena Canning

'We stand with Philomena': Rally calls on Harris and HSE to settle case of terminally-ill midwife

Feb 26th 2019, 3:26 PM 17,408 Views 0 Comments

Philomena Canning, who is suffering from terminal ovarian cancer, is seeking damages from the HSE.

# pembro - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

'I'm too young to die': Women with cervical cancer call for equal access to drug pembrolizumab
# Urgent Need
# Urgent Need

'I'm too young to die': Women with cervical cancer call for equal access to drug pembrolizumab

Dec 5th 2018, 5:57 PM 18,874 Views 20 Comments

Ireland owes it to these women, Labour’s Alan Kelly said.

# pembro - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

'It's a no-brainer': Vicky Phelan calls for drug to be available to all Irish women with cervical cancer
# Pembro
# Pembro

'It's a no-brainer': Vicky Phelan calls for drug to be available to all Irish women with cervical cancer

Nov 27th 2018, 7:18 AM 16,936 Views 9 Comments

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.

# pembro - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

"A travesty" - Cystic fibrosis sufferers angry over lack of funding for potentially life-changing drug
# Not Cost-effective
# Not Cost-effective

"A travesty" - Cystic fibrosis sufferers angry over lack of funding for potentially life-changing drug

Jun 1st 2016, 8:33 PM 12,499 Views 66 Comments

Meanwhile, the cancer drug Pembrolizumab has been approved for reimbursement by the HSE.

# pembro - 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 10,162 Views 52 Comments

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

# pembro - Friday 27 May, 2016

'Time is running out': John Crown says cancer patients could die over delay in accessing drug
# Pembro
# Pembro

'Time is running out': John Crown says cancer patients could die over delay in accessing drug

May 27th 2016, 10:32 AM 14,904 Views 24 Comments

The former senator said the situation could be partly due to the delay in forming a government.