Boston’s NPR Interview: As Cancer Drugs’ Prices Skyrocket, Experts Worry About Burden On Patients, Health Systems
WBUR examined fast-moving changes in cancer research and treatment in a series we’re calling, “This Moment In Cancer.”
Leaders in cancer research say the field has reached a pivotal moment, including the discovery of new treatments. But, these new treatments come with a price tag that many experts believe is unsustainable.
Richard Knox joined Morning Edition to discuss the rising costs associated with cancer drugs. Below is a transcription of our conversation with him.