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A panel of Hutch scientists talked gene therapy, big data and financial toxicity to reporters at the annual AAAS meeting.
Speciality drug prices are so costly that many patients skip or ration them.
Over 60 drugmakers raised prices an average of 5.8% on hundreds of drugs.
“What the study means, and what we show, is that location or income should not hinder the use of these [drugs].”
Prescribing a medicine for a purpose not approved by the FDA is legal and common. It sometimes leads to new and effective uses of a drug.
Doctors say there is no replacement.
Thousands of people around the world have already received the promising new therapy.
“What was unique in this study was that in the VA, everybody is equal, and everyone gets the same access to drugs.”
Here are three reasons “let’s cure cancer” is very easy for politicians to say but very hard to accomplish.
The Trump administration had proposed changing which meds were covered, including HIV and cancer drugs.
Advocates are demanding that the Trump administration remove its restrictions and expand coverage for the cancer treatment.
NCI is expanding eligibility criteria for its cancer clinical trials in the hope that more people will enroll.
Stop me if you’ve heard this one before.
The patient advocacy coalition I Am Essential sent a letter to the HHS spelling out why the plan is dangerous.
Local hospitals can use partnerships to offer greater access to specialists and treatment—though famous names don’t guarantee quality care...
This focus is critical because, first and foremost, these drug products provide people with important therapies.
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