Patients will save hundreds of dollars with the new listings on the PBS. Source: Getty Many of those suffering from diabetes, lung cancer and depression will no longer have to fork out hundreds of dollars for treatment, with the government now adding several treatments to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS). Prices for certain medications have been dramatically slashed, with patients able to make use of the cheaper prices from July 1 onwards. Under the PBS, some treatments for a range of conditions such as diabetes, depression and lung cancer will cost patients just $40.30 per script, or $6.50 with a concession card. Health Minister Greg Hunt announced the changes on Monday, listing changes to four treatments of serious conditions and illnesses in Australia. The new inclusions in the PBS include Pemetrexed, which is a medicine used for the treatment of metastatic non-small cell lung cancer, while mesothelioma will also […]