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LifeLine (Paying the Price) #752366

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 06, 2004
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(New York: Robert Bazell) The worry that insurance companies will not pay the high cost of some cancer drugs, including Erbitux† & Avastin†, featured; statement from Bristol-Myers Squibb quoted. [Patient Lee PERRY - comments on his use of Erbitux.] [Public Citizen Health Research Group Dr. Peter LURIE†- says if a company thinks they can charge an arm and a leg, they will.] [Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Dr. Leonard SALTZ†- says we will run into a ceiling on what we are willing to pay for cancer care.] The ImClone insider trading scandal sparked by the FDA’s preliminary rejection of Erbitux recalled.

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Bazell, Robert
Duration:
00:02:20

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