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Drug shortages endanger cancer patients, study finds
Visialia Times-Delta

Shortages of critical cancer drugs are threatening the care of patients who are already fighting for their lives, a new study shows.

About 83% of cancer specialists reported a drug shortage in the past six months, and 92% said patients’ care has been affected, according to a survey of 245 doctors to be presented Monday in Chicago at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.