Palliative radiation treatment to be made available in Belfast

first_img Google+ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp Twitter Google+ Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Previous articleThree Derry men deny assault on Donegal manNext articleUdaras chairman warns of difficult road ahead admin By admin – November 20, 2009 The National Cancer Services Director has confirmed that patients requiring palliative radiation treatment can be considered on an individual basis for treatment in Belfast.Up to now, only Donegal patients receiving radiotherapy designed to cure cancer have been admitted to Belfast, while those requiring radiotherapy to stabilise them and give pain relief haven’t been given the option.This means that those most likely to be extremely ill have been forced to travel to Dublin or Galway.The pressure group Cooperating for Cancer Care North West recently met with Professor Keane, and raised this anamoly with them. Now, he says, he’s reached an agreement with Belfast that patients can apply for treatment there. Pinterest Palliative radiation treatment to be made available in Belfast Twittercenter_img 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Facebook Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry News Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th WhatsApp Pinterest Facebook 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img read more