Breast cancer patients face ten-month delay
Huge delays are emerging at one of Dublin’s designated centres for breast cancer
Huge delays are emerging at one of Dublin’s designated centres for breast cancer, with the Mater Hospital warning GPs that patients with suspected breast cancer treatment would not be seen for up to ten months.
Doctors and the Irish Cancer Society warned the delays could have grave consequences.
Dr Ray Walley, a GP who is on the council of the Irish Medical Organisation (IMO), warned the delays could have a “potentially life-changing impact....
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