Capsules: Chemo Costs In U.S. Driven Higher By Shift To Hospital Outpatient Facilities

Now on Kaiser Health News’ blog, Roni Caryn Rabin writes: “The price of cancer drugs has doubled in the past decade, with the average brand-name cancer drug in the U.S. costing $10,000 for a month’s supply, up from $5,000 in 2003, according to a new report by IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics, a health information, services and technology company” (Rabin, 5/6). Check out what else is on the blog.

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