FDA moves to ease cancer drug shortage

02/21/2012 | USA Today

The FDA's Sandra Kweder reported that the agency and an Indian company have worked out a deal for the importation of a temporary replacement to Doxil, an essential cancer treatment that has been running short in the U.S. since June. The FDA also averted a shortage of the children's leukemia drug methotrexate by urging generic-drug makers to boost production, Kweder said.

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