Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Sustainability is not the issue: Let's focus on quality -- Hébert et al. 183 (8): 885 -- Canadian Medical Association Journal
"It’s no exaggeration to say that people have been proclaiming a crisis in Canadian health care for decades. Perhaps that rhetoric is wearing thin....)
"While private health providers argue that patients are demanding private health care and triggering the growth, those who oppose two-tier systems say patients are feeling increasingly coerced into paying out of pocket for services caused by underfunding in the public system.
"Provinces are delisting services. The medicare blanket is shrinking," says McBain. "The government is letting us down."
overview ASCO text + video: Bevacizumab: The Sleeping Giant in Ovarian Cancer (maintenance, PARPs, mutations/genetics/molecular testing/genetic profiles/screening/single agent Avastin/ICON7....)
Bevacizumab: The Sleeping Giant in Ovarian Cancer
Maurie Markman, MD; Gini Fleming, MD