Sacramento Kaiser patient's cancer treatment delayed amid medication shortage

Delays in cancer treatments due to a nationwide medication shortage are causing anxiety among patients and their families. Hundreds of medications are listed in short supply by the Food and Drug Administration, including Cisplatin — a platinum-based infusion cancer treatment — its shortage is now delaying lifesaving infusions. Michael Griffith is one of the thousands now facing delays in life-sustaining cancer treatments due to medication shortages. He is diagnosed with stage 4 cholangiocarcinoma, an aggressive form of bile duct cancer. More here: