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April 3, 2013: News Release - ISMP Canada Calls for a National Standard for Labelling Cancer Chemotherapy Solutions with Overfill Volumes

Toronto, Canada - April 3, 2013 - An incident involving the management and labelling of cancer chemotherapy medications highlights the need for a national labelling standard. Since March 2012, several hospitals purchased premixed cancer medications from a supplier and it was recently realized that more than 1100 patients in Canada may have received lower than intended doses of these drugs.   Read more ...