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Cancer Drug Shortages Mean Higher Costs and Greater Risk for Patients

A national survey of health professionals showed that drug shortages are taking a heavy toll on cancer patients, forcing treatment changes and delays that for some patients meant worse outcomes, more therapy-related complications, and higher costs. St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital...

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Survey of Oncology Providers Shows Sequestration Cuts Will Threaten Seniors' Cancer Care and Increase Medicare Costs

The Community Oncology Alliance (COA) has announced the results of a national survey of oncology providers about the impact of the sequestration cuts to Medicare payments for cancer drugs and services effective April 1, 2013.  The survey revealed that the planned sequestration cuts to cancer...

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Colon Cancer Patient Advocates and Physicians Urge Congress to Pass Bill Requiring Medicare Coverage of Virtual Colonoscopy

As Americans celebrate National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, the Colon Cancer Alliance, COLONTOWN—a survivor/patient support group for colorectal disease, including cancer—and the American College of Radiology call on Congress to pass the CT Colonography Screening...

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ASCO President: Sequestration Will Have Shattering Impact on Entire U.S. Cancer Enterprise

Statement by ASCO President Sandra M. Swain, MD, FACP, American Society of Clinical Oncology: Today marks the beginning of sequestration, the unprecedented automatic budget cuts that immediately take effect across the federal government—after months of futile negotiations by the President...

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AACR Hosts Congressional Briefing on Cancer Progress, NIH Funding

The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) hosted a briefing on February 12 for members of Congress and their legislative staffs that highlighted progress in cancer research and treatment as well as challenges created by decreased levels of funding. The briefing was held in the Rayburn...

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