Leading Cancer Professor: Transfer Dublin cancer centre to the Northwest

A leading Oncology Consultant has said that while the proposed Radiotherapy Unit in Derry is better than what is currently in place, the Northwest needs a full cancer treatment service Centre.

Professor John Crown, who is also a Senator, is calling for one of the four cancer centres in Dublin to be transferred to cover counties Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal.

Speaking to Shaun Doherty, the Professor says the people of the northwest need to unite in campaigning for the northwest cancer centre:

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