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Gilead purchase of novel cancer treatment raises cost issues again

A potential replay of the Sovaldi scandal is further complicated by the way the treatment is administered


GILEAD Sciences' acquisition of Kite Pharma has brought it back to a familiar - and contentious - dilemma: How much should a drugmaker charge for a novel drug that has the potential to cure a disease?

Back in 2013, Gilead was battered by public outrage when it priced its...

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