The Supreme Court reaffirms the Affordable Care Act, but the rising costs of cancer drugs are still a reality

The Supreme Court decision issued today means that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is not derailed, and 6.5 million Americans do not drop off the benefit rolls. This is certainly good and helpful news, but does not alter the fact that our healthcare system is still in crisis mode.

What Is the Solution for the Rising Cost of Cancer Drugs?

In the current issue of the Mayo Clinic Proceedings, Hagop Kantarjian, MD and S. Vincent Rajkumar, MD discuss the high cost of cancer drugs and propose some solutions. The high cost of cancer drugs is widely known. Unfortunately, this new article does not provide solutions that have an immediate chance of implementation and/or success.