13 million cancer survivors live in the U.S.-- more than double the number of survivors since 1990. In addition, the cancer mortality rate over the last two decades has dropped by 20%. Though we have not yet found cures for the more than 200 types of canc…
Continuous Innovation Leads to Longer Lives
Originally published by PACE USA here. Written by Amy O'Connor.
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Every time I go to see my oncologist for my monthly white blood cell transfusion, I reflect on the time and effort that my doctors put in on my behalf so that I could survive my difficult battle with multiple myeloma in 2009.
White Coats and Green Eye Shades
Originally published in the Huffington Post Healthy Living Blog here.
Every time I go to see my oncologist for my monthly white blood cell tra… http://mylifeisworthit.org/blog/2014/05/huffington-post-white-coats-and-green-eye-shades-bob-tufts/
Pricey new medications are often blamed for the rising costs of health care in the United States. But this criticism doesn't take into account the big picture of health care spending -- these new, better medicines, in fact, often reduce other medical expe…
The Value of Innovative Medical Therapies
Originally published in the HuffPost Healthy Living Blog here.
Pricey new medications are often blamed for the rising costs of health… http://mylifeisworthit.org/blog/2014/05/huffington-post-value-innovative-medical-therapies-bob-tufts/