Podcast: Michael Finnegan Talks to Joe About Cancer Costs

The government is being urged to address mounting charges on cancer patients.

New research shows people diagnosed with the disease are spending an average of €756 extra every month, while losing around €18,000 a year in earnings.

Michael Finnegan from Leitrim had to close his business was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2015 and he spoke to the Joe Finnegan about the cost incurred on Wednesday.