Provenge Cancer Vaccine: Can You Put a Price on Delaying Death?

Can you put a price tag on the life of a prostate cancer patient? With the advent of Provenge, the first-ever vaccine cancer treatment, that tag has been set at about $23,000 per month of life gained -- $93,000 in total for a treatment that extends life, on average, by four months. Given already skyrocketing health care costs, the nearly-six-figure cost of Provenge has raised concerns among health care experts, but to those men who have benefited from this revolutionary new therapy, it's...Full Story
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