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What If We Had No FDA?

Peter Schwartz | Posted 12.07.2015 | Politics
Peter Schwartz

The FDA has been given the power to force people to delay, whether for a day or forever, taking the medicines they believe will improve, or save, their lives. And the question we all should be asking is: By what right?

Training Immune System To Fight Cancer Comes Of Age

Reuters | Posted 07.07.2012 | Healthy Living

By Bill Berkrot NEW YORK, May 7 (Reuters) - More than 100 years after researchers first explored the potential to harness the body's ...

New Doubts About Prostate Cancer Vaccine

Reuters | Posted 05.30.2012 | Healthy Living

(Repeats story from earlier on Friday, March 30) * Paper criticizes study that led to approval * Manufacturer Dendreon d...

Demanding Value in Health Care

Dr. Dennis Gottfried | Posted 07.26.2011 | Politics
Dr. Dennis Gottfried

Each time we decide a medical policy, a critical question that has been neglected up to now must be asked, "Is the care we are receiving worth the price we are paying?"

CANCER VACCINE PROVENGE: Dendreon Shares Rise On Drug Study Results

Yahoo! Finance | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Dendreon Inc. shares surged Wednesday as investors lauded the detailed study results for the drug developer's prostate cancer The stock doubled in...