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Late Chemo: Expensive and Unnecessarily Painful

Chemotherapy administered in the last months of life—which offers a boon to profit-seeking drug companies (one month’s supply can cost $10,000 or more)—significantly increased the odds that a cancer patient would require intensive treatment in the last week of life, late referral to hospice care, and death away from their preferred place, an investigation has shown.

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Skin Product Company Offers Journalists Cash for Favorable Coverage

The scholarly sounding American Institute of Advanced Medicine is circulating a letter that asks newspaper editors to publish a promotional press release in exchange for $100 for every new customer the “editorial” ad creates. (more)

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