Lesley Stahl of 60 Minutes, was first made aware of the astronomical prices of oncology drugs by a friend undergoing cancer treatment. She decided to investigate the subject a little further and found the facts heartbreaking. People, faced with a terminal illness, having to decided between their personal health and the wellbeing of their family, often for minimal benefits. Zaltrap, for example, will give you approximately 42 days of extra life at an eye popping price of nearly $60,000 – where do we draw the line? Watch here. (Source: Lesley Stahl, 60 Minutes, 10/05/14).
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