Latest Colin Ross Stories

2008-09-11 18:00:36

By EMILY COOK A CANCER patient with just a few months to live won his High Court fight yesterday to get a life-prolonging drug. Colin Ross, 55 - who has incurable bone-marrow cancer - had been refused pounds 5,000-a-course Revlimid by his health trust on cost grounds.

2008-09-11 00:00:27

By Jeremy Laurance A cancer sufferer given months to live won a court battle yesterday to get a drug that could prolong his life by up to three years.

2008-09-10 00:00:25

By Jeremy Laurance A cancer patient with only months to live will learn today whether he can have the costly drug that specialists say could extend his life by up to three years.

2008-09-05 00:00:26

By Sadie Gray A cancer sufferer whose primary care trust refused to pay for a drug which could extend his life by up to three years has launched an "end of the road" legal challenge to the decision.

Word of the Day
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.