Cancer Association Pleading for Support on Chemotherapy Treatment

footage (1)Cancer Care Coordinator of the Dominica Cancer Association, Mrs. Vinna Royer is of the view that the Government needs to subsidize the cost of chemotherapy.

According to her the Association is plagued by the lack of resources to help cancer patients and the high cost of chemotherapy is adding to the problem.

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Discussions with Cancer patients revealed that, they did not come forward for help as they simply cannot afford the cost of treatment.

This is a mentality that needs to change and the support for chemotherapy will certainly aid in that regard, she noted.

Mrs. Royer added, the Association will continue to advocate for free Cancer treatment.


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