Addressing the High Cost of Treating CML and Other Cancers

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Description: With an annual $100,000+ cost for current treatment options, physicians treating Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (CML) patients have raised questions about whether these price levels are sustainable. In a recent article in "Blood," the journal of the American Society of Hematology, 100+ physicians signed an article stressing the need for affordable, accessible treatment solutions for cancer patients. Patient Power host Dr. Brian Koffman, a family physician and blogger, discussed this controversial topic with Dr. Michael Mauro, director of the CML/MPN Program at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

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Posted on : 07/22/13
Added : 4 years ago
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