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Steep Rise in Prices of Older Cancer Drugs

Prices of Older Cancer Drugs

The study included oral and intravenous chemotherapy cancer drugs covered by Medicare Part B. Medicare is the federal health insurance plan for people 65 or older. “Higher costs lead to higher copays,” said study co-author Dr. Sham Mailankody. He’s a medical oncologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. “And empiric research […]

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