General financial topics

New CAR T-Cell Therapy Comes With a Hefty Price Tag
BY Tony Hagen
The newly approved CAR T-cell therapy, Kymriah (tisagenlecleucel), is being put on the market with a price tag of $475,000 for a single infusion, which is within the range that oncologists predicted.
Money Is a Major Stressor for Patients With Cancer
BY Kathy LaTour
Even cancer patients with insurance face difficulties with financial toxicity.
What’s Next for Drug Price Reforms in Oncology?
BY Tony Hagen
“If you locked everybody in a room for a week, I think we could come up with something that everybody would be comfortable with,” said Blase Polite, M.D., a co-author of the statement, and immediate past chair of ASCO’s government relations committee.
Senate Health Plan Quacks Like a Duck
BY Kathy LaTour
Just because Senate leaders say it's a good health care plan, is it really?
Expert Panel Agrees: Drug Price Reform Is Much Needed
BY Tony Hagen
Reforms are needed high up within the drug distribution chain, concluded a panel of pharmaceutical professionals at the Oncology Market Access & Pricing conference held in Philadelphia this week by eyeforpharma.
How Will the New Health Care Bill Affect Cancer Survivors and Patients?
BY Bonnie Annis
The new GOP health care bill is causing concern for those suffering pre-existing medical conditions. How will it affect those with cancer?
Going Broke Paying for Cancer Medications? This May Help
BY Ryan Hamner
How I saved big on costly prescription medications for cancer treatment.
Revised AHCA Bill Wins House Support, Moves on to Senate
BY Tony Hagen
The American Health Care Act has been passed by a vote of 217 to 213.
President Trump Sets His Sights on Reforming Drug Prices
BY Tony Hagen
Can President Donald Trump be more successful in lowering drug prices than he was in repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act? 
Choosing the Perfect Prosthesis
BY Bonnie Annis
Choosing a prosthesis requires a little work on the part of the wearer. Understanding options is not only helpful, but necessary.
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