UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center

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5:20 pm
Wed July 10, 2013

UNC Doctor Says Cancer Drug Makers Need To Reveal Side Effects

Cancer drug makers should do a much better job explaining how their new products will impact patients' symptoms and quality of life. That's the message from a UNC doctor in a recent online piece in The New England Journal of Medicine.

Dr. Ethan Basch of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center says whenever he meets with patients, one of their first questions is about how a certain drug will make them feel. 

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