Illinois Governor, Pat Quinn Signs Legislation to Make Cancer Treatment More Affordable

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Today, Illinois Governor, Pat Quinn signed legislation requiring insurance companies to cover oral chemotherapeutic drugs such as Imatinib, Dasatinib, Nilotinib and others similarly to those administered intravenously. This is a major step forward for our community and others that rely on cancer treatments that are orally administered. Similar legislation has been passed in a number of states and we hope to see this continue across the country.

Read more about this important legislation