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Tackling the High Cost of Cancer Care

28 Dec, 2017 | 17:24h | UTC

Tackling the High Cost of Cancer Care – The ASCO Post (free)

“A formidable group of oncologists has come together with the joint aim of improving access, affordability, and sustainability (value) of cancer therapies”.

Original abstract: A prospective international randomized phase II study evaluating the food effect on the pharmacokinetics (PK) and pharmacodynamics (PD) of abiraterone acetate (AA) in men with castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) (free) AND Commentary: A group of cancer doctors discovered a way to slash the cost of expensive pills by up to 75%, but they’ve hit a wall – Business Insider (free)

Related Website (news section): Value in Cancer Care Consortium (free resources)

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