Doctors, pharmacies struggle with shortage of cancer meds
Dr. Randy Oyer was at the airport about six weeks ago when his cellphone rang.
It was a York County man who had tracked down the director of Lancaster General Hospital's cancer treatment program in the hopes that he could bring his wife to LGH because she could not get the cancer drugs she needed in their community. Oyer did not have good news for the man.
"I said, even if we have a supply this week, we would not be able to determine if we would have the drug long-term," he said. "We all face this problem every week."
For about the past year, local cancer doctors and hospital pharmacies