Cancer Society Decries Drug Shortage By Brad Kepler
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It is unacceptable that some cancer patients can’t readily get the drugs they need because of supply problems, the Canadian Cancer Society says.

It is unacceptable that some cancer patients can’t readily get the drugs they need because of supply problems, the Canadian Cancer Society says.

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    • Cancer society decries drug shortage By: Brad Kepler
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