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The Problem With Randomized Clinical Trials For Medical Research

Joseph Nowinski, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joseph Nowinski, Ph.D.

In this story, Thomas received the new drug, while his cousin Brandon, as luck would have it, was assigned to the control group, given a notoriously ineffective treatment.

Overtreating Earliest Cancers -- But Which Ones?

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — D.J. Soviero wanted the least treatment that would beat back her small, early-stage breast cancer, but her first doctor insisted sh...

Cancer Wins May Be Bigger Than They Seem

AP | MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

CHICAGO — Doctors reported gains against nearly every form of cancer at a conference that ended this week. Yet when Will Thomas heard about an a...

U.S. Cancer Costs Double In Nearly 20 Years

AP | MIKE STOBBE | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

ATLANTA — The cost of treating cancer in the United States nearly doubled over the past two decades, but expensive cancer drugs may not be the m...