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When you’re told ‘You have cancer’, it can seem the most shattering news you could possibly receive. But many patients are then told something infinitely worse: ‘There is a treatment — but we can’t afford to give it to you.’

Rose Woodward, 61, has dedicated her life to fighting to get such people a bit of good news.

Rose, from Porthtowan, Cornwall, has spent the past nine years voluntarily helping patients fight for funding for life-extending drugs, and has also successfully campaigned for new treatments to be made available on the NHS.

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No 'expensive' drugs for you. Take 2 aspirin and don't compplain...

THe gov't hopes that if you sue, the suit will take years and you'll be dead by then.....

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