Apr 27, 2010 ... “Surgery for the port and the ER visit alone cost more than it would have for them
... Cancer Patients' Dilemma: Expensive Pills or Invasive Chemo Treatment ...
The new health-care coverage law will close the doughnut hole by 2020, but it ...
“Gleevec is the treatment for CML: There is no IV alternative,” said ...
Apr 14, 2009 ... But his insurance covered hardly any of the cost of the cancer pills the doctor ...
cancer medicines in a few years, up from less than 10 percent now. The oral
drugs can free patients from frequent trips to a clinic to be hooked to an ... last
year, even though far more cancer patients were on intravenous drugs.
May 9, 2013 ... We look at the absurd economics driving cancer patients to pay astronomical
prices when they can least afford it. ... to cover oral chemotherapy treatment the
same way they do IV treatment. ... will refuse to reimburse cancer patients if they
take the drug in a pill ... “We now have more cancer than ever before.