A scene from ‘Dying to Survive’ which was released just two weeks before the arrest of a man selling overseas cancer medication to patients in China, in an echo of the film’s plot. Photo: Handout

Leniency from China court in Dying to Survive cancer drug case

  • Suspended sentence for man whose arrest for selling overseas medication to cancer patients sparked public outcry
  • Zhai Yiping was charged two weeks after release of film with similar plot highlighted expense of life-saving drugs
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A scene from ‘Dying to Survive’ which was released just two weeks before the arrest of a man selling overseas cancer medication to patients in China, in an echo of the film’s plot. Photo: Handout
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