Lowering cancer drug prices

This could be an addendum to the blog posted by Swaminathan earlier.

A group of 118 leading cancer experts have developed a list of proposals designed to reduce the cost of cancer drugs, and support a grassroots patient protest movement to pressure drug companies to charge what they deem a fair value for treatments.

The experts include former presidents of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Society of Hematology.

"It's time for patients and their physicians to call for change," said Mayo Clinic hematologist Dr. Ayalew Tefferi, lead author of the paper published on Thursday in the journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings.

The above info is courtesy Reuters News.


High time such critical drug prices were reduced.