Cancer Patients Arrested for Protesting Big Pharma and TPP

Danette Frederique

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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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