Drug costs now a bigger issue in cancer treatment

See on Scoop.it – Advocacy Action & Issues in Cancer (Reuters) – In the past, money was no object when cancer specialists considered which drugs would provide the best treatment for their patients. See on http://www.msnbc.msn.com

“The future is in our ha…

“The future is in our hands. We are not hapless bystanders. We can influence whether we have a planet of peace, social justice, equity, and growth or a planet of unbridgeable differences between peoples, wasted resources, corruption, and terror.” (James D. Wolfensohn in “A Better World Is Possible,” July-Aug 2003) The Futurist Quote of the Year

Something Wicked This Way Comes

See on Scoop.it – Advocacy Action & Issues in Cancer A few days ago, while awaiting the Supreme Court ruling on the Obama health-care law, I called a few doctor friends around the country. I asked them if they could tell me about current patients whose health had been… See on http://www.newyorker.com

Simple Lifestyle May Limit Exposure to Chemicals

See on Scoop.it – Advocacy Action & Issues in Cancer Concerned about exposure to the controversial chemical bisphenol A (BPA) and other potentially harmful chemicals in the environment? See on women.webmd.com

U.S. Mammography Rates Drop Following Task Force Recommendations – Breast Cancer Center – Everyday Health

See on Scoop.it – Advocacy Action & Issues in Cancer Guidelines associated with a 6 percent drop in screenings among women in their 40s, study says. See on http://www.everydayhealth.com

Affordable Care Act Upheld by Supreme Court, Victory for Women and Underserved | Breast Cancer Action

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Health Law Ruling Throws Medicaid Growth Into Question

See on Scoop.it – Advocacy Action & Issues in Cancer The decision throws into question a key mechanism to millions more people into health coverage: the growth of Medicaid to include everyone making incomes up to 133% of the federal poverty level. See on blogs.wsj.com

NBCC Applauds Supreme Court Decision on Affordable Care Act: Breast Cancer Deadline 2020

See on Scoop.it – Advocacy Action & Issues in Cancer NBCC Countdown to 2020… See on http://www.breastcancerdeadline2020.org

“The best way to find yo…

“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” Mahatma Gandhi

America’s Uninsured Crisis: Consequences for Health and Health Care – Institute of Medicine

See on Scoop.it – Advocacy Action & Issues in Cancer America’s Uninsured Crisis: Consequences for Health and Health Care – Institute of Medicine For decades, the health insurance crisis has grown without any decisive action by policy makers to stop it. SCOTUS decision released today… See on iom.edu