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.
October 23, 2018

Dealing with Issues of Obtaining Sufficient Tissue in Performing Biomarker Testing

Drs. Roy Herbst and David Rimm review some of the problems associated with obtaining enough tissue to perform biomarker testing, the need to triage tissue to ensure that standard of care tests are completed, and the potential role of liquid biopsies

January 20, 2016

Do Therapeutic Agents Affect Healthy Stem Cells?

Dr Wainberg and Dr Gerson ponder and provide opinions on whether these investigational therapies also target healthy cells.