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Pancreatic cancer drug on PBS

Pancreatic cancer drug Abraxane ® (nanoparticle albumin-bound paclitaxel) is now available under subsidy on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS), after being listed on November 1. The listing was first recommended by the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee (PBAC) in March 2014. The Federal Government says more than 1,500 Australian concessional patients stand... Read More