Show: October 6, 2013:
How are drug shortages affecting cancer patients?
Interview: Erin Fox, Pharm.D., director, Drug Information Service, University of Utah.
According to a recent study by the University of Pennsylvania, 83 percent of oncologists have experienced shortages of cancer drugs that affected their ability to properly treat patients. Erin Fox, Pharm.D., visits “Sound Medicine” to discuss the reasons behind the shortages of injectable drugs.