Part 3: Overcoming the financial toxicity of cancer treatment

With new-generation immunotherapy drugs costing up to R1 million per patient in South Africa, the eye-watering cost of cancer treatment is blocking access to life-saving drugs. In this Investec Life podcast we discuss the financial, psychological and medical aspects of a cancer diagnosis.
29 Oct 2019 English South Africa Business

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