Price of key cancer drugs jump

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KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) –Three widely used cancer drugs will cost hospitals millions of dollars more a year.

Pharmaceutical company Genentech makes Avastin, Herceptin and Retuxan which are drugs more than half of cancer patients use to battle symptoms like compromised immune systems.

Genentech says it switched to a specialty distributor that helps the pharmaceutical company keep better tabs on its product.

By:BONYEN LEE, News Reporter
Posted by: LAURA MCCALLISTER, Multimedia Producer
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