If the drug you need is not available.

Are the lack of it since the spring.. If the drug you need is not available, worth it to go to another hospital, said Dr. Walter Curran, executive director of the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University. The cancer drug shortages are usually at the national level so go to other centers or other doctors are not of great value, he tells CNN. More than 150 drugs are currently in shortage, according to the American Society of Health - System Pharmacists, including sedatives, anti-cancer drugs and painkillers.

Richard Schilsky, a spokesman for the American Society of Clinical Oncology and Professor of Medicine the University of Chicago.

Killing lack of some 150 essential drugs at least four patients in the hospital, according to reports from? a patient safety group.

One of the hospital medication in shortage is morphine, and two patients died of drug overdoses, when hospitals rather than substituted a powerful drug, according to the Institute for Safe Medication Practices .. In addition to the deaths, some surgical procedures and chemotherapy sessions was canceled because the necessary drugs were not available, according to the ISMP survey? In some cases it may be possible to replace a[ cancer] drug for another, but[in other cases] there is not much options, 'said Dr.Prevent, which 40 percent for - child transmission of and sex balance of power accounted for 40 percent which media reporting on HIV and care and support accounted for 16 percent, that Herald reports. The study has also established that media reporting has features by improvement less stereotypes on the disease and showed an increased comprehension of HIV / AIDS-related terminology . With kind permission of They can entire Kaiser Daily Health Policy is indicate Reports, search the archives , or sign up for mail delivery for emperors Daily Health Policy Report strongly committed emperors network a free service of of The Henry Y. Publishes. Kaiser Family Foundation.