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How to Fix Cancer Drug Shortages - Community Oncology Alliance. 2012 Mar 14, Patrick Cobb, MD; Ted Okon

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Cancer Policy Forum: How to Fix Cancer Care Drug Shortages http://t.co/0rbcSH0B

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Viewpoints: The defeated blunt amendment, Obama's $100B Catholic hospital risk, fixing drug shortages

news-medical.net — “The amendment, which was attached to a highway bill, was defeated on a narrow 48-to-51 vote. But it showed once again how far from the mainstream Republicans have strayed in their relentless efforts to undermine the separation of church and state, deny women access to essential health services and tear apart President Obama's health care reform law.View full resource at news-medical.net

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Ovarian Cancer News: Viewpoints: The defeated blunt amendment, Obama's $100B Catholic hospital risk, fixing drug... http://t.co/8Vpuzdxu

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How drug shortages happen - Harvard Health Publications

health.harvard.edu — “Worrisome shortages of important medications—from drugs to manage the symptoms of ADHD to standard cancer drugs—have been in the headlines lately. A shortage can be frightening to the people who need a hard-to-get medication, and frustrating for the clinicians who prescribe it. Manufacturing and quality control issues are among the primary reasons for drug shortages. The FDA can sometimes help ease a drug shortage. What can you do if you are affected? Ask your doctor if another medication might View full resource at health.harvard.edu

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.@HarvardHealth looks at how drug shortages happen (and what to do about them) | http://t.co/2tngWl9C

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Pharma Industry | News: GAO Report Blames Drug Shortages On Manufacturing Problems | Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

pharmamanufacturing.com — “?Manufacturing problems were the primary cause of most shortages,? says an analysis by the Government Accountability Office. And how to fix this problem? The GAO?s answer is in its title: ?Drug Shortages: FDA?s Ability to Respond Should be Strengthened.? WSJ reports.View full resource at pharmamanufacturing.com

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Economics Behind Cancer Drug Shortages | Care2 Causes

care2.com — “Having cancer is stressful enough, but what if the potentially lifesaving chemotherapy drugs were unavailable to you? And how would you feel if these shortages were entirely preventable?View full resource at care2.com

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Economics Behind Cancer Drug Shortages http://t.co/AH4x2Zp9 via @Care2Causes

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Cancer drug shortage relates to economics

news-medical.net — “A perspective in this week's New England Journal of Medicine outlines this connection. Meanwhile, a House Democrat ramps up his investigation into the "gray market" and how it is contributing to the shortage.View full resource at news-medical.net

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Ovarian Cancer News: Cancer drug shortage relates to economics: A perspective in this week's New England Journal... http://t.co/y4LnOzRu

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LIVESTRONG Blog » Blog Archive » You, Me and Policy: The U.S. Drug Shortage

livestrongblog.org — “LIVESTRONG Blog » Blog Archive » You, Me and Policy: The U.S. Drug ShortageView full resource at livestrongblog.org

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New by @LIVESTRONG's Dir of Health Policy about the drug shortage and how to #getinvolved: http://t.co/DR4DjUyo (cc: @CancerInAfrica)

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LIVESTRONG Blog » Blog Archive » Calling All Patients Affected by Recent Drug Shortage

livestrongblog.org — “LIVESTRONG Blog » Blog Archive » Calling All Patients Affected by Recent Drug ShortageView full resource at livestrongblog.org

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Are you affected by the #cancer #drug shortages? http://t.co/AqlyR69B We want to hear from you. #news

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LIVESTRONG Blog » Blog Archive » If Diagnosed Today, How Would America’s Most Famous Cancer Survivor Fare?

livestrongblog.org — “LIVESTRONG Blog » Blog Archive » If Diagnosed Today, How Would America’s Most Famous Cancer Survivor Fare?View full resource at livestrongblog.org

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@LIVESTRONG: "If Diagnosed Today, How Would @LanceArmstrong Fare?" -by Dr. Craig Nichols. http://t.co/h2xyyJy7 Comments on drug shortage.”

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Dr. Laura Porter - The Drug Shortage Crisis - YouTube

youtube.com — “Visit www.ccalliance.org to tell your representatives about the drug shortage crisis and to encourage them to support the Preserving Access to Life-Saving Me...View full resource at youtube.com

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Column: Drug shortage: What can I do? – USATODAY.com

usatoday.com — “Susan Kennedy: I suffer from breast cancer, and the medication I rely on is in very short supply. How could this happen?View full resource at usatoday.com

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FDA Hears Medication Shortage Threatens Patient Care - OzarksFirst.com

ozarksfirst.com — “A shortage of drugs for life-threatening illnesses - including cancer - is putting patients' lives at risk. A patient safety group says 15 people have died in as many months because of the shortages.View full resource at ozarksfirst.com

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The #FDA hears how medication shortage issue threatens patient care. http://t.co/ExZhfLYv @PremierHA

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Cancer patients are desparate to get the government to fix chemo drug supply shortage

wxyz.com — “Cancer patients are now fighting for more than just their lives – their battling to get their medicine.View full resource at wxyz.com

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Life-saving cancer drugs are running out: Cancer patients are now fighting for more than just their lives – thei... http://t.co/ekLaziMB

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Cancer Drug Shortages Concern Doctors and Patients

cancer.org — “A couple of dozen generic chemotherapy drugs used to treat cancer are currently in short supply.View full resource at cancer.org

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Drug Shortages: Endangering Human Lives and Pets Too | Wired Science | Wired.com

wired.com — “198. That's how many critically needed antibiotics, cancer drugs, diuretics, sedatives, stimulants and vaccines -- among other drug categories --View full resource at wired.com

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On SUPERBUG: Running out of critical drugs that could save your life, or your pet's http://t.co/Eqt53Vh

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New Directions In Cancer Research

kuow.org — “Cancer research is a field with no shortage of frustrations. Often drug trials will go on for years and lead nowhere. New technology is heralded as a miracle cure at first, but then unforeseen complications begin to appear. But every once in a while there's an innovation that actually changes how cancerView full resource at kuow.org

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New directions in cancer research - UW's Nora Disis, Barbara Goff (also @SeattleCCA), @Swedish Howard West http://ow.ly/6cPXW

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