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# Cancer patients

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# cost of cancer
Debt collectors calling on cancer patients is 'immoral and must stop', say TDs
There is cross-party support for a motion that calls for the scrapping of €80 inpatient charges and parking charges.
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# Back to Work
Half of cancer patients feel diagnosis negatively impacts career, new study shows
There have been calls for a State backed back-to-work scheme for cancer patents.
# Daft as a brush
Meet the 74-year-old trekking across the UK and Ireland for free transport for cancer patients
Brian Burnie is over one year into his journey with hopes he can spread his message for more services.
# counting the cost
'The last thing a cancer patient needs is to be charged this much for parking'
A petition is being delivered to a group which operates hospitals in Dublin, Cavan and Louth today.
# malnutrition
Fad diets harming Irish cancer patients
Having a poor diet can even have major implications for the overall outcome of cancer treatment, say doctors.
# carefree
Touching video shows cancer patients' delighted reactions to "makeovers"
Watch it here.
# 10 tips
10 tips to best help someone diagnosed with cancer
Being too positive can end up making people more miserable and make the situation worse.
Column: The idea my daughter would see me waste away was the worst aspect of my cancer
The clichés we take for granted like “life’s not a dress rehearsal” take on renewed meaning after you have survived cancer. This second chance is one I won’t be squandering, writes Tom Molloy.
# Apology
Update: Lance Armstrong tells Oprah he doped – AP source
The disgraced cyclist reportedly spoke to Livestrong staff before heading to an interview with the talk show host.
# Cancer bus
Cancer patients welcome the provision of a luxury bus in Sligo
The vehicle will give comfort to those travelling 380 kilometres between Sligo and Galway for treatment.