Wednesday, July 2, 2008

Big cancer bills covered

The Ontario government is set to spend an additional $50 million for greater access to three expensive cancer drugs, sources told the Toronto Star.

Of the three, Avastin may be the best known to Star readers thanks to a front-page story published two years ago yesterday. Reporter Tanya Talaga introduced readers to Esther Hart, a mother of one who succumbed to colon cancer in April 2007 at the age of 39.

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