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Ending the era of $100,000 cancer drugs

05:16 EDT 11 Aug 2017 | Pharmafile

Paul Workman, Chief Executive and President of the Institute of Cancer Research, examines the spiralling cost of cancer treatments and what can be done to bring them down to a manageable level whilst ensuring patients receive the best treatment.

Something has to change. We cannot continue putting up with new cancer drugs costing up to, and in excess of, $100,000 (£80,000). This is unsustainable and we need to be thinking hard about how we can make prices come down.

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