High Cost Of Cancer Drugs Is Damaging Patient Care

March 17, 2015 6:24 PM

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High Cost Of Cancer Drugs Is Damaging Patient Care

Despite advancements in cancer treatments, the high cost of drugs prevents many patients from receiving the treatment they need. The problem is especially bad in America, where patients pay nearly 50 to 100 percent more than patients worldwide. In a recently released study, oncologists explain why.

Drugs are one of the biggest money-making industries in the world, but unlike other products, drug prices are not based on the traditional supply and demand market.

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