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/
I just returned to New York from Chicago after attending the 50th annual American Society of Clinical Oncology convention. During this meeting there were numerous presentations of academic papers, continuing education sessions for membership and panel dis…
The Patient as Person -- and as Stakeholder
Originally published on the HuffPost Healthy Living Blog.
I just returned to New York from Chicago after attending the 50th annual … http://mylifeisworthit.org/blog/2014/06/huffington-post-patient-person-and-stakeholder/
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/