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Friends Of Laois Woman Fundraising For Clinical Trial To Save Her Life

Photo Credit: Go Fund Me/Finding A Clinical Trial For Roxy Phelan

She wants to live to see her kids grow up.

The friends of a terminally ill Laois woman says they'll do whatever it takes to find a clinical trial to save her life.

Roxy Phelan from Abbeyleix was diagnosed with cervical cancer in 2017, which has since spread to her lungs and hip, leaving her wheelchair-bound and unable to eat.

The mother-of-two has been taken off her regular medication as a result and will be put on a severe palliative chemo treatment, if a suitable trial cannot be found.

Roxy's friends - including Louise Swift - have set up a GoFundMe page to help pay for an experimental trial:

 

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