Category Archives: Medication

A Strike Against Cancer

With a cancer diagnosis the typical treatment options are surgical removal, laser/radiation, or chemotherapy. This Wednesday (8/30/17) the FDA added a fourth weapon to the arsenal – somatic gene therapy. The therapy was developed to target acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) … Continue reading

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Preying Upon the Desperate

One of the on-going debates is paying people to donate their organs, to serve as surrogate parents, to give up eggs or sperm and to be human guinea pigs to test new medications.   Two related topics surfaced in my reading … Continue reading

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