Large group of leukaemia doctors denounce high drug prices

“As physicians, we follow the Hippocratic Oath of “Primum non nocere”, first (or above all) do no harm. We believe the unsustainable drug prices in CML and cancer may be causing harm to patients. Advocating for lower drug prices is a necessity to save the lives of patients who cannot afford them.”

The price of drugs for chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) is a reflection of the unsustainable prices of cancer drugs: from the perspective of a large group of CML experts.

Experts in Chronic Myeloid Leukemia. (List of authors with conflicts of interest is available as an online supplement)
Blood, 2013 May 30

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