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Australian Breast Cancer Patients Want To Know About Costly Drugs

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

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Breast cancer respondents to a survey in Australia overwhelmingly want their physicians to advise them about all new relevant drugs, regardless of their cost. The author of the survey said 96 percent of women said they wanted to be told about all drugs that could be used against their cancer. He said some oncologists often do not tell their patients about drugs that cost as much as $1,000 a week, but the survey said many patients said they were distressed when they found out other drugs had been available, even if they were expensive. (Click here for more

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