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China to scrap import tariffs on 28 drugs

Chinawillexemptimporttariffson28drugsincludingallcancerdrugsfromMay1tofulfillitspledgeofopeninguptheChinesemarket,theMinistryofFinance(MOF)announcedMonday.Thean

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China Focus: New policies set to ease burden for China's cancer patients

AseriesofnewpoliciesonanticancerdrugsinChinawillgivehopetothecountry'scancerpatients.AccordingtothestatementreleasedafteranexecutivemeetingoftheStateCouncilonTh

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China to lift tariffs on imported cancer drugs

Chinawillexemptimporttariffsonallcancerdrugsandencouragetheimportofmoreinnovativedrugs,accordingtoastatementreleasedafteranexecutivemeetingoftheStateCouncilpres

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US cancer network recommending expensive drugs based on weak evidence

GuidelinesforAmericanoncologistsoftenrecommendexpensiveandharmfulcancerdrugsforpatientsbasedon“weakevidence”,accordingtoanewstudyintheBritishMedicalJournal.TheB

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Mini tumours grown in lab are breakthrough for medicine tests

Scientistshavesuccessfullygrownminiversionsofpatients'tumoursinalab-andthentestedthemagainstdozensofdrugstofindthebestpossibletreatment.Thetechniquecouldmeanpat

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China rejects US Congressional report on illegal drugs

BeijingonThursdaydismissedaUSCongressionalreportthatblamedChinese"labs"ofexploitingflawsintheUSmailingsystemtoshipillegalopioidfentanylintothecountry.Rejectingt

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Biotech firms race to recruit good bugs in war on cancer

Biotechcompaniesarecompetingtodevelopmedicinesusing“bugsasdrugs”tofightcancer,buildingonthelatestscientificfindingsthatpatientswithhighlevelsofgoodgutbacteriaar

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