How to Get Imported Leucovorin

ASCO in Action has updated information on the best way to obtain imported leucovorin in solution. Teva Pharmaceuticals customer service provided them with detailed instructions to help hospitals, pharmacies, and oncology practices obtain imported calcium folinate solution. Teva has FDA…  Read More

The White House Addresses the Drug Shortage Issue

President Barack Obama signed an Executive Order yesterday addressing the drug shortage issue. As we have reported extensively on, the current drug shortages have impacted colorectal cancer patients who have been unable to get 5-FU, leucovorin or on occasion,…  Read More

Near Misses, Patient Harms, Actual Errors Due to Drug Shortage

A survey of physicians, pharmacists, and nurses working in healthcare facilities found an increasing number of frustrating drug shortages.  Worse: One out of three reviewed facilities had a serious error that was caught in time — a near miss. One…  Read More