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Why drugs cost so much in US

ELI Lilly charges more than US$13,000 a month for Cyramza, the newest drug to treat stomach cancer. The latest medicine for lung cancer, Novartis's Zykadia, costs almost US$14,000 a month. Amgen's Blincyto, for leukaemia, will cost US$64,000 a month.

Why? Drug manufacturers blame high...

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