Cancer drug delays ‘costing lives’, says lobby group

02 February 2020 - 00:00 By SIPOKAZI FOKAZI

After two bouts of blood cancer and two bone-marrow transplants in seven years, Retha Wessels hoped her problems were over.

But red tape and health-care economics have combined to land her with a R25,000 monthly bill for an anticancer drug, Revlimid...

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