Shortage of chemotherapy drugs forces treatment delays for some Iowa cancer patients

Cancer patients in Iowa are facing delays in potentially-life-saving treatments as two important drugs used in chemotherapy are in very short supply. Dr. Richard Deming, medical director of the Richard Deming Cancer Center at MercyOne in Des Moines, says almost 50% of the cisplatin and carboplatin used in the U.S. were made by a single […]

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