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Kaiser Health News (KHN) is a nonprofit news service committed to in-depth coverage of health care policy and politics. And we report on how the health care system—hospitals, doctors, nurses, insurers, governments, consumers — works. KHN is an editorially-independent program of the Kaiser Family Foundation, a nonprofit organization based in Menlo Park, Calif., that is dedicated to filling the need for trusted information on national health issues. Foundation President and CEO Drew Altman wrote this message about KHN when they launched in 2009.
Cancer Drug Costs

High Costs Force Cancer Patients to Skimp On Treatment

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With new cancer drugs commonly priced at $100,000 a year or more, hundreds of thousands of cancer patients are delaying care, cutting their pills in half, or skipping drug treatment entirely.