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How to become the patient Vicky Phelan wants you to be!

Cervical cancer victim and campaigner Vicky Phelan has achieved so much in the face of adversity. Her advocacy is remarkable, especially when you consider she believes she would now be dead, or close to death, had she taken medical advice to undergo palliative chemotherapy, rather than carrying out her own research into new treatment.

Since ocular melanoma is still new on the medical landscape there is a serious prospect of your Dr's NOT knowing about it or at least NOT being up to speed as you would like. The Irish Times has done a piece suggesting one should drive ones own care. You can read the article [ HERE ]

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