Price & Value of Cancer Drug

Cost of one month of treatment for an adult for each new cancer drug approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration, based on Medicare reimbursement rates and by year of drug approval.

graph of monthly and median costs of cancer drugs at time of FDA approval, 1965-2017


Comparative Cancer Drug Pricing
Comparative Cancer Drug Pricing
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Download a PDF of the drug prices. The PDF includes generic name, brand name, year of FDA approval, monthly cost (actual $’s), monthly cost (2014 $’s).

Download a PDF explaining the methods used for drug pricing calculations.