Cancer Drugs
India  /  Published 23.12.22

Plea to PM for cheaper breast cancer drugs

Lorho Pfoze, the MP from Manipur, has asked the Centre to invoke provisions in Indian patent laws to facilitate production of generic versions of the three drugs — abemaciclib, palpociclib and riboc...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.07.22

Income-devouring cancer drug nudge

The petitioner had approached the court seeking government action to issue a ‘compulsory licence’ on ribociclib...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 08.06.22

Cancer vanishes in rare drug trial

The results are cause for great optimism but too early for the trial as well as for the patients who wish to embark on this treatment...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 22.12.19

Focus on cancer care for poor

Govt should ensure that insurance companies don’t harass the patients while reimbursing treatment costs: Sugata Bose...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Health  /  Published 08.03.19

Price relief on cancer medicines

Maximum retail prices under the price caps will drop for 390 formulations of anti-cancer medications...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 31.03.19

Holes in cancer drug price cap

Call to govt to adopt ‘cost-based’ control...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


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