The Fear Insurance Will Not Cover

We purchase insurance to reduce fear. The fear that an unusual/rare event will devastate us financially. Homeowner’s insurance, to remove the fear of economic...

Diet and Cancer: What’s the Connection?

Obesity has moved from a disease of the developed world to become a global issue. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), there are...

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has Malignant Lung Nodules Removed

Today, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 85, underwent a lung procedure to remove malignant lung nodules. Doctors discovered the nodules during tests to...

Jose Baselga Resigns as Co-Editor-in-Chief of Cancer Discovery

More than 100 days after the New York Times and ProPublica first revealed that Jose Baselga, MD, Ph.D, had failed to disclose millions of...

Professional Societies Disclose Their Disclosure Policies, But Why Won’t Some Discuss...

Last month I wrote about “How Meaningful Will Changes Be to Ethical Guidelines Following Jose Baselga’s Fall?” The article dealt with the fallout of Baselga’s...

Fixing Our Flawed Drug Development Pipeline by Applying One Fundamental Tech...

I was diagnosed with invasive ductal carcinoma in May of 2014. Fortunately, my cancer was early stage, I didn’t require aggressive chemo, and I’m...

Otis Brawley Discusses Life After Leaving the American Cancer Society

When Otis W. Brawley, MD — who had served as the face of the American Cancer Society (ACS) for the past 11 years—resigned earlier...

How Meaningful Will Changes Be to Ethical Guidelines Following Jose Baselga’s...

In the aftermath of the fall of renowned breast cancer researcher Jose Baselga, MD, PhD, following revelations last month of his failure to disclose...

Opioid Prescribing and Cancer Pain – Contemporary Challenges

Each year, about 1.7 million Americans are diagnosed with cancer, and about 600,000 die from cancer. Fortunately, there are now over 16 million cancer...

John McCain Dies of Glioblastoma at Age 81

Senator and former presidential candidate John Sidney McCain III died today, August 25, 2018. He was 81 years old. McCain died at his home in...

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