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Medical Innovation Ecosystem

Some alarmists complain that the cost of new, innovative cancer treatments will soon bankrupt the health care system, arguing that we must find a way to limit patients' access to them. When we point out that the new treatments represent only 0.5% (one hal…
by Don Wright (originally published here) Some alarmists complain that the cost of new, innovative cancer treatments will soon bankrupt the health care system, arguing that we … http://mylifeisworthit.org/blog/2014/06/medical-innovation-ecosystem/

Pharma Times: "Drugs Have Value: The Patient Perspective" by Bob Tufts

Some people complain about the price of these drugs. Had I lived in the UK in 2009, I would have been denied access to this treatment due to its cost. But I’m living proof of their value, and I’d like to see these novel therapies inducted into their own H…
MY LIFE IS WORTH IT co-founder Bob Tufts recently contributed a column for the June 2014 issue of Pharma Times, entitled "Drugs have value: The patient perspective." "Some people… http://mylifeisworthit.org/blog/2014/06/pharma-times-drugs-have-value-patient-perspective-bob-tufts/

Insurance Companies: Update Your Policies

It's time to cover modern cancer treatment options and start saving lives.
Thanks to modern research and medical innovation, cancer therapies are advancing every day. Yet cancer patients are often not given access to these treatments due to the lack of b… http://mylifeisworthit.org/blog/2014/06/insurance-companies-update-your-policies/

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.
"AHIP Drug Idiocy" Originally Published to Drugwonks.com by Robert Goldberg - Wed, June 11 2014 Brendan Buck, AHIP's new VP of Communications (formerly press secretary for John… http://mylifeisworthit.org/blog/2014/06/drugwonks-response-brendan-buck-vp-communications-ahip/

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