Cancer Treatment Costs Worry Oncologists

How much is a month of life worth? It's the kind of question that was troubling doctors who treat cancer as the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) opened its annual meeting today. The organization has "been very concerned about the rising cost of cancer care," ASCO's president, Dr. Richard Schilsky, told reporters. Concern is so high that ASCO is now pressing members "to address this issue with patients," he added. Consider one of the meeting's first presentations, involving the...Full Story
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