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Hospitals in US sound alarm on impending chemotherapy shortages

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Lifesaving drugs are missing: Doctor sounds the alarm on a critical medicine shortage

The problem isn't unique to us. In recent months, there have been hundreds of drugs in short supply across the country - shortages in antibiotics, chemotherapy ... is gripping all of our hospitals. Now is the time to sound the alarm. To start, a modest ... read more

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“No one wants to come out and make it sound ... said its hospital system now has five to eight pharmacists a day working on nothing but managing shortages. Shortages are also hitting surgery centers, cancer clinics that infuse chemotherapy, dialysis ... read more

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Hospitals in US sound alarm on impending chemotherapy shortages

Hospitals in the US are warning of an impending shortage of life-extending chemotherapy drugs caused by manufacturing issues at large drugmakers. Two types of chemotherapy known as vincristine and etoposide are in short supply, according to several hospitals. read more


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