July 22, 2014 09:00 AM EDT 0 comments

Help Cancer Survivor Don Wright Make It to the Cover of Runner's World Magazine!

Don has motivated runners and survivors across the country, and now he has the chance to inspire even more through a special contest hosted by Runner's World magazine. The grand prize is a cover story in an upcoming issue of Runner's World, a publication read by almost three million Americans. We at MyLifeIsWorthIt.org feel it would be a great opportunity to share Don's story and communicate the true value of the lives that new cancer treatments are able to prolong.

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June 13, 2014 05:11 PM EDT 0 comments

Insurance Companies: Update Your Policies

It's time to cover modern cancer treatment options and start saving lives.

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June 12, 2014 08:00 AM EDT 0 comments

Drugwonks: A Response to Brendan Buck, VP of Communications, AHIP

False "facts" about drug pricing as diversions from the real issue of insurance putting profits before patients.

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June 11, 2014 09:43 AM EDT 0 comments

The Patient-Based Coalition MY LIFE IS WORTH IT Says Patients Are Making Legislative Gains to Improve Insurance Coverage; Calls on Insurance Industry to Put Patient Needs First at Upcoming National Meeting in Seattle

MY LIFE IS WORTH IT, a patient-driven campaign to put the patient voice at the center of health cost discussions, says 33 states and the District of Columbia have now passed laws to require insurance companies to reimburse all cancer treatments at the same rate, with similar laws pending in two additional states.

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June 2, 2014 10:00 AM EDT 0 comments

MY LIFE IS WORTH IT Campaign Issues Direct Challenge to Claims Made at ASCO Cancer Conference That the Cost of Treatment is Unsustainable

“We have to get the facts out!” With those words Robert Goldberg, Ph.D., healthcare economist and co-founder of MY LIFE IS WORTH IT, challenged panelists discussing health costs at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) annual meeting. The claim being made is that “the current system is unsustainable.”

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