At BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc.'s Refusal, Anonymous Company Agrees to Help Andrea Sloan's Quest for Cancer Drug

Published: Oct 07, 2013

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Andrea Sloan, 45, had been down to one good lung. Fluid had started to build up in the other, the right one, and it had to be drained once a week. "I literally can't breathe," she told The Huffington Post last week. Sloan, an Austin, Texas, attorney who heads the Texas Advocacy Project, a group that provides free legal work and advocacy for victims of domestic violence, is seven years into a nasty battle with ovarian cancer. She has survived surgeries, chemotherapy and radiation. She endured a stem-cell transplant.

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