November 30, 2016
MY LIFE IS WORTH IT SAYS MULTIPLE MYELOMA PATIENT DON WRIGHT WILL TALK ABOUT ACHIEVING HIS GOAL OF RUNNING 100 MARATHONS WITH CANCER DURING GLOBAL MEDICAL CONFERENCE IN SAN DIEGO
November 15, 2016
MY LIFE IS WORTH IT SAYS CANCER PATIENT DON WRIGHT, POWERED BY MEDICAL INNOVATION, IS POISED TO MAKE HISTORY ON NOV 20th IN PHILADELPHIA
October 6, 2016
--Scheduled to Run the Des Moines Marathon, His 99th, on Oct. 16th -- --And His Milestone 100th at the Philadelphia Marathon on Nov. 20th -- --Don was Diagnosed with the Blood Cancer Multiple Myeloma in 2003—
September 8, 2016
75-year old cancer patient, Don Wright, is on the verge of achieving his goal to finish at least 100 marathons since he was diagnosed 13 years ago. Don was told then he had the blood cancer multiple myeloma. At that time doctors gave Don only three to five years to live. Now Don plans to run his 98th marathon with cancer, while on active treatment, at the 20th Air Force Marathon in Dayton, Ohio, September 17th.
June 17, 2016
June 17, 2016
April 25, 2016
The Coalition for Sustainable Drug Pricing is a payor funded grab for control over the development, pricing and access of medicines
April 11, 2016
Incredible advances in medicine have allowed for a man on a mission to survive ten years past his initial prognosis.
November 25, 2015
November 3, 2015
November 2nd will mark my 60th birthday -- and also mark the sixth anniversary of my return home after undergoing an autologous stem cell transplant to deal with cancer.
February 6, 2015
President Obama is calling on Congress to improve the nation’s health by increasing the development of precision medicines — treatments that target the underlying cause of life-threatening diseases. He says he wants to ensure everyone has access to the right drugs at the right time, because it can reduce the cost of health care and save lives.
Tuesday, 21 July 2015
Last week Transformation Medicine (TMed) launched its foundation with the goal to personalize healthcare...
Wednesday, 08 July 2015
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?
Wednesday, 01 July 2015
My Life is Worth It co-founder Bob Tufts discusses the growing unwillingness of medical professionals to give patients a seat at the table when it comes to discussions of cost and value of new treatments: “Actively shutting off communication and limiting debate does not in any way serve the interest of improved patient care... but it has become painfully obvious that administrators and public health officials (who may not be bound by certain medical or ethical constraints such as the Hippocratic Oath) do not want to hear any dissenting opinions.”