Nova Scotia sets up program to help pay for take-home cancer drugs

CBC News

27 February 2018 - Patient medication costs are now limited to 4% of a family’s net income under new program.

Nova Scotia has launched a program to help pay for high deductibles and co-payments for cancer patients who take medication for their illness outside of hospital settings.

Dr. Daniel Rayson, head of medical oncology at the QEII Health Sciences Centre in Halifax, says the program will take a great deal of strain off patients.

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