Navigating the High Cost of Cancer Treatments

Jorge Cortes, MD

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Dr. Jorge Cortes addresses the difficulties patients have in dealing with the high cost of cancer treatments and calls for an effort to make these drugs more affordable. He asserts that physicians should try to help by understanding the needs of their patients, educating them, and involving their social workers and pharmacies.
January 13, 2015

When to Use Breast Cancer Index

Dr Stephen C. Malamud and Dr Susan K. Boolbol discuss the circumstances in which they would use the Breast Cancer IndexSM (BCI) to assist in determining whether to extend the adjuvant therapy of women with breast cancer beyond 5 years.

March 31, 2015

The Molecular Biology of Myeloma

Dr. David S. Siegel discusses the importance of understanding the molecular biology of myeloma. Physicians can now look at and offer alternative treatments to patients that they identify will most likely do poorly with traditional treatment. He believes this area will develop quickly over the next 2 to 5 years.