Looking for a Sea of Change in the Oncology Community

 It may have started in the mid 1990s when I purchased a book called:  The Cancer Wars.  As much as I hate the connotation that everything is a “War”, when it’s not – this was a very eye-opening book.  The Cancer Wars spent a lot of time looking at the political side of the cancer industry, but from a scientific standpoint.  Author Robert Proctor from Penn State is a history professor – so he doesn’t have a political axe to grind, like Samuel Epstein’s important book – The Politics of Cancer.  Both will give you perspective about an industry that was built on deception, and continues unabated - fueled by the ever increasing funding by the pharmaceutical industry.  Here are, however – my levels of frustration.

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The ACA and Wellness – Another Reason to Dump Obamacare

The Republicans are trying to find a way to remove most or all of the provisions of Obamacare since its inception in 2010.  Never mind that you can’t keep your doctor – your monthly premiums are too high for basic services, and the entire program is nothing more than a “gift” to health insurance companies.  Is there any other reason to get rid of this monstrosity and get to the business of real healthcare reform?

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