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Cancer RX prices & availability

Cancer RX prices & availability.

High cancer drug prices reduce access to therapy, cause treatment abandonment and financial bankruptcies, as well as severe emotional and family distress.

Unfortunately, drug companies have engaged in strategies that delay or prevent the availability of generic drugs that could alleviate these issues, fellows Hagop Kantarjian and Vivian Ho write in this post on the Baker Institute Blog.