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"Continuous Innovation Leads to Longer Lives" by Amy O'Connor

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. 13 million cancer survivors live in the U.S.-- more than doubl… http://mylifeisworthit.org/blog/2014/05/continuous-innovation-leads-longer-lives-amy-oconnor/

MY LIFE IS WORTH IT Campaign Launches During Premier Cancer Conference to Support Patients with Cancer and Other Critical Medical Needs

MY LIFE IS WORTH IT, organized with the support of not-for-profit organizations, advocacy groups and patients, launches today to assure a major role for patients in discussions linking cost of therapies to access. MY LIFE IS WORTH IT says treatment decisi…
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MY LIFE IS WORTH IT, organized with the support of not-for-profit organizations, advocacy groups and patients, launches today to assure a major role fo… http://mylifeisworthit.org/blog/2014/05/my-life-worth-it-campaign-launches-during-premier-cancer-conference-support-patients-cancer-and-other-critical-medical-needs/

Huffington Post: "White Coats and Green Eye Shades" by Bob Tufts

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/

Huffington Post: "The Value of Innovative Medical Therapies" by 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/

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