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cometriq prescription

I am a MTC (Medullary Thyroid Cancer) patient. I've been on Vandetanib drug for past few years, but since the drug is no longer effective, and as per advise from various doctors abroad in UK and India, we are looking to switch over to Cometriq (Carbozanitinib). However, this drug is only available in U.S.. We have some specific questions regarding this:

1. The drug is readily available at major pharmacy locations in U.S.. Can the pharmacies accept prescription from a doctor in UK and order drug for us? Alternatively, can they examine the reports remotely and prescribe this medication?

2. If the patient needs to travel to U.S. to get the prescription, could you suggest private oncologists in NY area who have expertise in this area and are able to write the prescription for us?

Any help is appreciated.

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replied July 18th, 2013
Cometriq is only available with a prescription from a speciality pharmacy called Diplomat. Memorial Sloan Kettering has the best doctors.
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replied August 12th, 2013
I have a brother in Russia who purchased cometriq (cabozatinib)from an online pharmacy called isrameds. They are a real pharmacy not just a website and they accepted his prescription from russia. I almost sure that they will accept a prescription from the UK.

good luck
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