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“Right to Try” is a flat out lie!

arthurcaplanby Arthur Caplan, Medical Ethics, NYU School of Medicine

 

The opposition to Federal Right to Try legislation is not as vocal as it should be.  After all, who wants to oppose the right to try for those dying from cancer and other ailments?  Not Vice President Mike Pence who has been promoting a Federal law for months https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-02-08/pence-piles-on-drugmakers-with-push-for-right-to-try-regulation.

 

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Compassionate Use: Fix What Is Broken

arthurcaplanby Kelly McBride Folkers and Arthur L. Caplan, Division of Medical Ethics, NYU School of Medicine

 

Over the past decade, cancer research and treatment has advanced well beyond what scientists thought possible. The rhetoric around cancer certainly has changed, and breaking its fearful grip on patients and their loved ones seems more within reach than ever. Vice President Joe Biden’s chairmanship of the cancer “moonshot” project is just one example of our society’s hopefulness that we can, once and for all, beat cancer.

 

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