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Shortage of critical children’s cancer drug causes concerns nationwide

By newadmin / Published on Saturday, 19 Oct 2019 05:12 AM / Comments Off on Shortage of critical children’s cancer drug causes concerns nationwide / 14 views


The FDA declared a shortage of Vincristine, an essential drug for thousands of children with cancer across the country. It’s now only made by one company after Teva Pharmaceuticals ended production in July. Doctors say the shortage exposes a larger problem as parents push to get the life-saving treatment for their kids.