Federal agencies, lawmakers work to address vital drug shortage

08/23/2011 | New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Federal agencies, lawmakers and groups of physicians are seeking to address the shortage of drugs for cancer and other life-threatening diseases fueled by contamination problems and capacity issues at drug manufacturing plants, among other problems. The Obama administration is debating setting up a national stockpile of vital cancer medicines. Meanwhile, lawmakers introduced a bipartisan bill in Congress that would give the FDA the authority to require drugmakers to provide early warnings of problems that could disrupt drug supplies.

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