Drug costs 'obscene' -- Published Monday December 21st, 2009

Health: Without catastrophic drug plan, Westfield man can't afford $10,800 monthly treatment
After battling two bouts of cancer, Euan Strachan was worn out. The 72-year-old figured his low energy was a result of intense chemotherapy treatments and old age.
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'It’s ironic, because the government won’t pay for the best treatment to prevent leukemia, but the moment I get cancer, I’m in the hospital and all the best treatments are covered,’ says Euan Strachan.
"I thought it was just luck of the draw," says the Aberdeen, Scotland-native who moved to New Brunswick in 1976 to work on the Point Lepreau nuclear generating station.