Drug shortage in Oncology; from a patient and hospital pharmacy perspective
- At: 2012 FIP Congress in Amsterdam (the Netherlands)
- Type: Presentation
- By: KOSTERINK, Jos (University Medical Center Groningen, Department Hospital and Clinical Pharmacy, Groningen, Netherlands)
Over the past several years more than 20 oncology therapies are or have been in short supply. In some cases there are workarounds or substitutes that do exist, for other drugs there really are no replacements available. Worldwide some of the most essential mainstays of modern cancer therapy are or were currently hard or impossible to get including.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.