Cancer Patients Arrested for Protesting Big Pharma and TPP

Danette Frederique

Two women undergoing cancer treatment were arrested on World Cancer Day for occupying the office building of trade association PhRMA in protest of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement, which they say would lead to exorbitant costs for life-saving cancer treatments. Non-profit advocacy group Public Citizen captured the scene.

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Danette Frederique is a Spring 2016 editorial intern at In These Times. She is a student at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.
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