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Cure the Curable, Treat the Treatable and Avoid Futile Care
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
During my interview with Jeff Michaels on the March 28, 5:00 P.M. Fox News, we explored the themes of my current book, Outliving Cancer. One of the points that most interested my interviewer was the appropriate use of our laboratory platform...
The Tumor Micro Environment - A Look at Metastatic Neuroblastoma
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
As I was reading the October 1 issue of the Journal of Clinical Oncology, past the pages of advertisement by gene profiling...
American Association of Cancer Research 2012
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
In my last blog, I described my recent attendance at the American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) meeting held in...
The Tyranny of Medical Experts
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
Over the last several years a number of decisions have been handed down from medical experts, I use the term “handed down”...
English Patients Denied Access to Ipilimumab
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
Among the more interesting discoveries in recent years have been two breakthroughs in the management of malignant melanoma. One...
Faster than the Speed of Light
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
Last week, scientists at CERN, the European particle physics laboratory located outside Geneva, Switzerland, conducted an...
Is Rationed or Rational Medical Care In Our Future?
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
We are witness to a sea change in medicine. Doctors and nurses are being replaced by “healthcare providers;” medical judgment...

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