IG Live August 21: When There's No 'Next Round' of Chemo Available

— Experts will discuss the chemotherapy drug shortages and the impact on patients

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Although drug shortages are not uncommon, the scale of the current chemotherapy drug shortage is especially widespread, potentially affecting up to half a million Americans.

Join our panel of experts on Instagram Live to learn about the root causes of the drug shortages, the impact on patients and their families, and ongoing efforts to address and mitigate these shortages. See you there!


Jeremy Faust, MD, (Moderator) editor-in-chief at MedPage Today (@jeremysamuelfaust)

Eleonora Teplinsky, MD, head of Breast and Gynecologic Medical Oncology for Valley-Mount Sinai Comprehensive Cancer Care (@drteplinsky)

Marta Wosińska, PhD, senior fellow at Brookings Schaeffer Initiative on Health Policy (@brookingsinst)

How do I join? Follow @MedPage on Instagram!

When is the event? Tune in Monday, August 21 at 3 p.m. ET

Can I submit questions? Yes, we encourage questions! Submit your questions prior to the event by commenting below.

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    Gillian Booth is a Social Media Manager for MedPage Today. She is based in Philadelphia. Interested in collaborating with @MedPageToday on social media? Email: gbooth@everydayhealthgroup.com Follow