NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Pediatric cancer doctors across the country are sounding the alarm about dwindling supplies of certain chemotherapy drugs.
Dr. Rajani Nadkari, an oncologist at Hartford Healthcare joined News 8 for an interview on Monday to discuss the impact of the drug shortage.
Dr. Nadkari said the shortage is impacting several medications including methylhexane, which is a critical treatment for adults and pediatric patients who have leukemia, lymphoma, or solid tumors.
A team of doctors and pharmacists are working together to find drugs that could work as a substitute for cancer drugs at Hartford HealthCare.
Watch the live interview in the video player above to learn more.