Appeal launched over BRCA1 gene mutation patent

“I won’t give up the fight – we need to continue for future generations of people who at some point in their life may need treatment for cancers and other diseases,” the case applicant, Yvonne D’Arcy, said in a media statement. 

The appeal, lodged by Maurice Blackburn, will be heard later this year. 

Ms D’Arcy and patient advocacy group Cancer Voices Australia in February lost their landmark challenge against