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Cancer Drug Bill Passes House Committee

A bill that would get rid of the price disparity between oral and IV cancer drugs was approved by the Health Innovation Subcommittee Wednesday morning. Dr. Wayne Taylor, a Pasco physician who battled leukemia, says the bill would make chemotherapy drugs in pill form less expensive, the Tampa Bay Times reports.  
 

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