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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'

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

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

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

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

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

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