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Walker would sign amended oral chemotherapy bill
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MADISON (AP) - Republican Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, with cancer support advocates standing behind him, announced Thursday that a deal had been reached that will lead to passage of a bill making expensive chemotherapy drugs in pill form more affordable for cancer patients. The change would cap charges to insured cancer patients at no more than $100 per month to receive the potentially life-saving drugs, which can costs tens of thousands of dollars a year or more out-of-pocket. If changed as planned by the Assembly, the Senate would have to pass it again on its final session day April 1 before it would go to Gov.