Monday, June 04, 2007

Patients buy cancer drugs at new clinic

From the Ottawa Citizen:
A private clinic has opened in Ottawa, giving patients who can pay for them, cancer drugs not covered in Ontario.

The clinic, one of about 10 similar operations that have opened across Ontario since last fall, is part of a growing chain operated by Bayshore Home Health and "sponsored" by the pharmaceutical company Roche Canada.

Some of the federally approved drugs, administered intravenously, are already covered under health plans in other provinces. ...more

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