Posts Tagged ‘drug costs’

Unmasking the cost of cancer drug development

Cancer drug R&D spending may be a fraction of the estimate cited by the biopharmaceutical industry.     The average price of anticancer drugs has been rising by about 10 percent annually in recent years, with annual costs for a single drug now routinely running to $100,000 or more. The burden is falling hard on people with cancer. In one study, 34 percent of survivors went into debt (and 9 percent who went into debt … Read More

Old cancer drugs, spendy new prices

Prices of older cancer drugs are rising much more steeply than those of newer drugs, according to a study co-authored by an OHSU oncologist.

Solving the problem of drug-resistant cancer

Solving the problem of drug-resistant cancer

To discover ways to prevent or delay drug resistance in cancer, a new NCI-funded center at OHSU is exploring how acute myeloid leukemia cells evolve and adapt.