Relief coming for mesothelioma patients as $130,000 drug slashed to $41 | ABC News

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  • ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “Relief coming for mesothelioma patients as $130,000 drug slashed to $41 | ABC News” – below is their description.

    Around 700 Australians are told they have mesothelioma each year – an aggressive cancer caused by exposure to asbestos.

    The diagnosis is heartbreaking enough, but many also face bills of up to $130,000 for treatment.

    Now, those eye-watering costs will disappear, with two drugs being added to the pharmaceutical benefits scheme.

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