Effective Leukemia Drugs Too Expensive, Desperate Patients Left Untreated
From Cancer / Oncology News From Medical News Today
April 26, 2013 - 3:00pm
Eleven of the 12 drugs approved for treating chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) and some other cancers cost over $100,000 per year, leaving many desperate patients either untreated or under-treated because they simply cannot afford care, nearly 120 CML experts from over 15 countries reported today in the journal Blood...Continue reading this article »
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