Global cancer medication prices in comparison to the U.S., 2018

Although there was variation in the ex-factory price between select cancer medications, in all cases the U.S. price per dose was higher than the average of the 11 other countries in this analysis. The four drugs with the highest U.S.-international price differentials were Ibrance, Afinitor, Sprycel and Zytiga. International prices from selected developed countries were compared to U.S. drug prices under Medicare Part D.

Price comparison U.S. vs. international per dose for select cancer drugs in 2018*

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Source

Release date

September 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2018

Supplementary notes

* Cancer medication ex-factory prices, based on price data for 2018; collected from recognized price sources. Countries included in the analysis: United States, United Kingdom, Japan, Canada, Australia, Portugal, France, the Netherlands, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, and Switzerland. Comparison is with U.S. drug prices under Medicare Part D. Information on brand-name cancer medication provided by National Cancer Institute.

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