Tag Archives: Chemotherapy

New Push Ties Cost of Drugs to How Well They Work


Source: Wall Street Journal As drug costs rise, Express Scripts seeks new payment deals for some cancer medications ENLARGE Tarceva has shown a smaller benefit in pancreatic cancer than in lung cancer. PHOTO: JB REED/BLOOMBERG NEWS By PETER LOFTUS May … Continue reading

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Cheap blindness drug should be made widely available, says WHO


Source: The Guardian (UK) World Health Organisation rejects expensive licensed drug Lucentis to be added to list for all countries in favour of much cheaper Avastin, not yet available in UK Avastin, primarily a bowel cancer drug, is similar to … Continue reading

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