Study looks to cut cancer treatment costs

By WEEK Producer

July 10, 2014 Updated Jul 10, 2014 at 5:36 PM CDT

Cancer treatment costs may reach $175 billion by the end of the decade, but one study is looking to cut those expenses.

United Health Group is working to remove profit gains from high-priced treatments and cancer drugs.

The study is still trying to control drug costs but found they were able to cut the national average cost without lowering quality of care.

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