Drug Shortages: The View Across an Ocean

Oncologist. 2020 Apr;25(4):274-276. doi: 10.1634/theoncologist.2019-1010. Epub 2020 Feb 6.


Drug shortages represent a symptom of our inherently damaged health care system. This article focuses on vincristine, briefly describing how the recent shortage occurred and provides suggestions for how to move forward.

Publication types

  • Editorial
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Comment

MeSH terms

  • Heparin*
  • Humans
  • Oceans and Seas


  • Heparin