the Member for Dawson said priority should be given to other drugs, particularly those that helped cancer patients and extended the lives of people who were sick.
“I simply don’t understand why this particular drug would find its way to the head of the queue before those drugs,” Mr Christensen told the Daily Mercury.
I wrote about the Australia import restrictions on RU486 back in December, when this article by Mary Lander appeared in the Medical Journal of Australia: “The fight for a life-saving drug: a personal perspective”. RU486 is a progesterone antagonist –… Read More ›
This may be a watershed: the Rudd government has been challenged to show its true colours on women’s rights. Way back in the twentieth century, the Liberal government faced a situation where a woman-hating theocon, Brian Harradine, held the balance… Read More ›
The MJA this month also brings us Mary Lander’s story: “The fight for a life-saving drug: a personal perspective”. Mary Lander has a relentlessly-growing meningioma adjacent to her brainstem. This is a non-cancerous tumour of the lining of the brain…. Read More ›
Look at this quibbling spin over here instead! Pay no attention to the fact that obstetric services in rural Oz are woefully inadequate, let’s quibble over how dangerous it would be for rural women to have easy access to RU486… Read More ›