White Coat Black Art | Oct 27, 2012 | 27:30

The Price of Life

This week, putting a price on life. Jamie McKinley is dying from a rare brain tumor. There is hope in a new drug called Avastin which seems to be helping others like him live longer. But there's a catch. The cancer drug costs 10-thousand dollars a month, and the province where he lives, New Brunswick, doesn't cover the cost. Jamie McKinley does not want to bankrupt his family to pay for it.

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