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Author Prasad, Vinayak K., 1982- author.

Title Malignant : how bad policy and bad evidence harm people with cancer / Vinayak K. Prasad.

Publication Info. Baltimore, Maryland : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2020.


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Description 1 online resource (304 pages)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The Basics of Cancer Drugs : Cost, Benefit, Value -- Surrogate Endpoints in Cancer : What Are They and Where Are They Used? -- Use and Misuse of Surrogates for Drug Approvals -- How High Prices Harm Patients and Society -- Hype, Spin, and the Unbridled Enthusiasm That Distorts Cancer Medicine -- Financial Conflict of Interest -- The Harms of Financial Conflicts and How to Rehabilitate Medicine -- Will Precision Oncology Save Us? -- Study Design -- Principles of Oncology Practice -- Important Trials in Oncology -- Global Oncology -- How Should Cancer Drug Development Proceed? -- What Can the US Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Medicare and -- Medicaid Services Do Tomorrow? -- What Can People with Cancer Do? -- What Can Students, Residents, and Fellows Do?
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Medicine -- Research -- Economic aspects -- United States.
Antineoplastic agents -- Economic aspects -- United States.
Cancer -- Chemotherapy -- United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Prasad, Vinayak K., 1982- Malignant : how bad policy and bad evidence harm people with cancer. Baltimore, Maryland : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2020 304 pages 9781421437637 (DLC) 2019027982
ISBN 9781421437637
9781421437644 (e-book)

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