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Cancer Docs Price Control Prescription Is Misinformed

My Life is Worth It co-founder Dr. Robert Goldberg points out the multiple inaccuracies ignored by proponents of price controls for cancer medications.
The following piece was written by My Life is Worth It co-founder Dr. Robert Goldberg. Hank Campbell at the Science 2.0 blog does a great job of picking apart the most recent at… http://mylifeisworthit.org/blog/2015/07/cancer-docs-price-control-prescription-misinformed/

Vital Item Of the Day: How Many Doctors Does It Take To Prescribe Better Policies for Patients? Obviously More Than 118.

In the journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings, 118 doctors signed a commentary on the cost of cancer drugs. Vital Options International, a nonprofit advocacy group for cancer patients, finds this commentary too narrow in its scope and unrealistic in its proposed…
Posted by Jonathan Wilcox The journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings has published a commentary signed by 118 physicians focusing broadly (and only) on the cost of cancer pharmaceutic… http://mylifeisworthit.org/blog/2015/07/vital-item-day-how-many-doctors-does-it-take-prescribe-better-policies-patients-obviously-more-118/

New Institute Begins Transforming Medicine

Last week Transformation Medicine (TMed) launched its foundation with the goal to personalize healthcare...
By Arianna Kigner Last week Transformation Medicine (TMed) launched its foundation with the goal to personalize healthcare. The evening kicked off with cocktails and rounds of i… http://mylifeisworthit.org/blog/2015/07/new-institute-begins-transforming-medicine/

ASCO Value Framework Belittles Cancer Patients Seeking Weeks or Months More of Life

The new value framework published by the American Society of Clinical Oncology says patients “overestimate the benefits of treatments that sometimes extend life by only weeks or months or not at all.” But what do patients themselves have to say?
The following piece was contributed by My Life Is Worth It co-founder Dr. Robert Goldberg. From the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Value in Cancer Care Task Force F… http://mylifeisworthit.org/blog/2015/07/asco-value-framework-belittles-cancer-patients-seeking-weeks-or-months-more-life/

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