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Breakthrough drugs cost a lot to develop and improve lives
Sacramento Bee

As politicians and pundits continue to decry the high cost of prescription drugs, one important fact is missing: Breakthrough biopharmaceuticals improve millions of peoples’ lives every year and reduce costs for the health care system as a whole.

Here in California, more than 2,800 biopharmaceutical companies are advancing nearly 1,200 investigational therapies. Every day I learn something new about a potential treatment and the hope it brings for patients and their families.