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Iressa from Canada?


Jeff Itinib

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It's really hard to get Iressa in Canada (I live in Montreal). The oncologist ordered Iressa for my mother (who has stage IV NSCLC) as an « exception medication » by Santé Canada. She wasn't sure it was going to be accepted. It took 2 months to receive it.

Anaïs

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My sister is starting Iressa next week. Our government will cover the costs as long as she starts it before the end of April. (sounds like a trial here right now). If she started it after the end of April, apparently it costs $2,000.00 a pill. She went to her onc about 3 weeks ago and he had to get approval from the govenment and she has been approved. Just praying now that it will work.

Kelly

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