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More seeking help with cancer drugs


More seeking help with cancer drugs

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RISING MEDICATION COSTS have led to the rise in the number of people who seek help from the Barbados Cancer Society (BCS).

President Dr Dorothy Cooke-Johnson said that more people coping with cancer and the parents of children who were living with some form of the disease were coming forward.

She was speaking at the BCS’ annual children’s Christmas party held at the Barbados Yacht Club last Sunday where about 70 children who have been affected in some way by cancer were invited.

“More people are coming to the Cancer Society now because drugs that they were able to get are not as easy to get because they are really expensive, “she said. (TG)

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