Wednesday February 21st 2018

Supporter Of Liberation Therapy for MS Patients Takes Issue To Legislature

Local supporters of a theraputic treatment for sufferers of Multiple Sclerosis are hoping to give the provincal government some firm encouragement to support clinical trials for Liberation Therapy.

Debbie Golden heads up the Grande Prairie chapter of the CCSVI group and will be introduced at the Legislature on Monday by Liberal health critic Dr. David Swann.

She says the province is wasting time with it’s plans to fund a three-year observational study.

Golden says seeing the neighbouring provinces of Saskatchewan and Manitoba club together, ponying up $5-million each to fund clinical trials is terrific news for those provinces, but she doesn’t see why Alberta is lagging behind.

She adds she’s looking forward to getting the question about clinical trials “on the record” with the government.

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