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Controversial Article Blames Oncologists For Overcharging Cancer Patients — Or Worse…

Here are excerpts from a disturbing article about well known conflict of interests between some oncologists and their patients:

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I have been writing a lot about the death of bone marrow cancer/multiple myeloma patient Geraldine Ferraro on MultipleMyelomaBlog.com

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Sam Donaldson is expected to host a round table discussion involving a number of celebrity caregivers at this year’s National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) 16th Annual Conference: Clinical Practice Guidelines and Quality Cancer Care, being held March 9 to 13 in Hollywood, Florida.

This year’s roundtable panelists are:

•Bill Cowher, former coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers, whose wife Kaye recently died from melanoma
•Suzanne Daulerio, daughter of the late Pat Daulerio, a longtime NCCN staff member
•Jai Pausch, wife of the late Randy Pausch, an academic perhaps best known for his iconic “last lecture,” written when he was terminally ill with pancreatic cancer
•Charlie “Chaz” Ebert, wife of Roger Ebert, who has been treated for salivary gland cancer
•Priscilla Mack, breast cancer survivor and wife of Sen. Connie Mack
•Mary Beth Reardon, RN, MS, from the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in Tampa Bay, Florida
•Liz Scott, mother of the late Alex Scott, creator of Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, who died from neuroblastoma
•Samuel M. Silver, MD, PhD, from the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center in Ann Arbor
•Jill Ellen Snow, wife of the late Tony Snow, former White House press secretary who died from colon cancer.

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CancerCare offers a number of different cancer patient assistance programs.  Hopefully this info will pay-off for you:

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Here is an exerpt from an article I saved last month, featuring more important work to help minority patients (and the rest of us!) by expanding collections of cord blood for those who need stem cell transplants:

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I have been writing a lot about the high cost of chemotherapy drugs on my other site, www.multiplemyelomablog.com.

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Here is a link to a wonderful, touching article about caregiving from CureToday.com:

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Act Now – Urge Your Representatives to Support Increased Cancer Research Funding

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This article about ways to identify and cope with the costs of treating breast cancer is worth a look:

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In January, a retired oncologist named Herman Kattlove wrote an insightful article about the cost of treating cancer on his appropriately named site, Dr. Kattlove’s Cancer Blog, titled “How much should cancer treatment cost? How much is too much?” Other recent posts include “Brain radiation may be hazardous to your mind” and “If I developed acute leukemia.”

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I never did get a chance to post this release about how high costs of cancer treatment negatively effect patients. Pattie and I are both helping with this cause–cancer patients should be concentrating on getting better, not stressing over medical bills and future expenses!

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