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Bill to Make Cancer Drugs More Affordable Passes Wisconsin Senate

Chemotherapy pills that cancer patients can take at home would be more affordable under a bill that the Wisconsin Senate passed on April 1 – the last planned meeting day of its two-year session. The oral chemotherapy bill was one …

Missouri Governor Signs Chemotherapy Equity Bill

 Missouri cancer patients could soon find it more affordable to take chemotherapy pills under legislation signed by Gov. Jay Nixon. Starting in January, patients could not be charged more than $75 for a 30-day supply of oral cancer drugs. The …

Missouri Cancer Patients Seek Insurance Coverage for Chemo Pills

JoAnn Shaw was first diagnosed with cancer at age 19. Then again at 25. And 37. And 53. Each time, she was treated with intravenous chemotherapy. Today, she wears a wig, talks with a raspy voice and is in danger …