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Cancer drug parity laws lower costs for many, but not everyone

19:00 EST 8 Nov 2017 | AAAS

(UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center) State laws designed to ensure that the pill form of cancer drugs is not costlier than treatments given through an infusion in a clinic or hospital have had a mixed impact on patients' pocketbooks, according to University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers. Many patients experienced modest improvements in costs, but patients paying the most for their medications saw their monthly costs go up.

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