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High Cancer Drug Prices in the United States: Reasons and ...

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It is also our obligation as cancer doctors to keep patients from “harm and injustice.” If high prices make drugs unaffordable and inaccessible, thus causing harm, ...

The Cost of Cancer Drugs - CBS News

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Blasting what they called "runaway cancer drug prices," it was a shot across the ... private practice oncologists is the commission they make from cancer drugs.

Cancer Drug Mark-Ups: Year Of Gleevec Costs $159 To Make But ...

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Sep 25, 2015 ... And the implications stretch way beyond these specific cancer drugs. Overall prices for cancer medications have been going up at a fast clip.

Pharmaceuticals cheaper abroad because of regulation - CNN.com

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Sep 28, 2015 ... But Americans also pay some of the highest prices for those drugs, relative ... Specialty and cancer drugs tend to be the most expensive, but the ... every successful drug, there are handfuls of drugs that never make it to market.

FAQ: Why are cancer drugs getting more expensive? | 89.3 KPCC

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Aug 26, 2015 ... Dr. Vincent Rajkumar offers at least four reasons for why cancer drug prices have been increasing. He's a professor of medicine at the Mayo ...

The High Cost of Cancer Drugs and What We Can Do About It - NCBI

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We believe that the immense cost of contemporary cancer drugs signals even .... or control prices.20 This cedes pricing power to manufacturers, thus making ...

High Prices For Cancer Drugs Threaten Patient Access : Shots - NPR

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Jul 23, 2015 ... Skyrocketing costs for cancer drugs have triggered a backlash. i ... "These drug prices are completely unsustainable," Tefferi says.

Indian Government Working on Making Cancer Drugs Cheaper ...

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Sep 22, 2015 ... A recent step being planned by the health ministry might very soon bring some relief for cancer patients and their families, as the government is ...

Patients Struggle With High Drug Prices - WSJ

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Dec 31, 2015 ... Recent treatments for hepatitis C, cancer and multiple sclerosis that cost ... High drug prices can translate to patient costs of thousands of dollars a year. ... or drug -company-funded foundations, some patients make too much ...

Doctors Object to High Cancer-Drug Prices - WSJ

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Jul 23, 2015 ... More than 100 oncologists from top cancer hospitals around the U.S. have issued a harsh rebuke over soaring cancer-drug prices and called ...

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Can We Get Cheaper Cancer Drugs? More Than 100 Experts Weigh ...

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Jul 23, 2015 ... Cancer drugs cost way too much and it's time to take steps to bring the ... as Medicare should have the power to negotiate lower drug prices, ...

Center for Health Policy & Outcomes: Price & Value of Cancer Drug ...

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Download a PDF of the drug prices. The PDF includes generic name, brand name, year of FDA approval, monthly cost (actual $'s), monthly cost (2014 $'s).

Protest High Cancer Drug Prices so all Patients with Cancer have ...

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A. Background • Cancer drug prices are increasing at an alarming rate (1), which is causing harm to patients. • Prices have increased more than tenfold (2) ...