Jag Chhatwal Lab

Boston’s NPR: WBUR Interview on Rising Cost of Cancer Treatment

Dr. Jagpreet Chhatwal, at Massachusetts General Hospital, calculates that the new, more effective therapy will cause the overall cost of treating patients with that leukemia to balloon by nearly six times. That’s due to both the cost of the new drug and the growing number of patients who will live longer and thus will need continuous treatment.