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Generic Chemo Is Too Expensive To Help Curb Cancer Spending, Study Says



9/13/2017 5:57:28 AM

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The advent of immuno-oncology treatments like checkpoint inhibitors and personalized CAR-T engineered immune cells has intensified concerns about the skyrocketing costs of prescription drugs, particularly in cancer care. But critics of high drug prices rarely point to chemotherapy as part of the problem. Chemo, after all, is an old technology, so when chemo drugs go generic they're really inexpensive, right?

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