On Saturday, Dec. 1, I turn 55, and I pause at the irony of life bringing an uncertain diagnosis at this turning point. Have you had moments that you knew were turning points in self-discovery?
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It's no secret that the need to tighten our belts during the recent economic downturn has sent us into an era of cost containment. But we must find ways to both contain health care costs and continue to move cancer knowledge forward.
Research should guide decision-making but not be the end all. Physicians need to know how the "research findings" might be applied in a patient's individual circumstance.
The AVMA's recent decision to update the veterinary oath is a positive step and it's a reflection of a more humane attitude that is emerging within the veterinary profession.
When a study is done, what we want to find out is whether a medical or surgical treatment actually benefits a patient, that is, does the patient live longer or better.
Business interests and the incestuous relationship between scientists and industry have corrupted the landscape of medical research.
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