Today's Top 5
5. Insurance Coverage for Clinical Trials
This is a huge issue, not all states require Medicaid to cover clinical trials, which for cancer represent the highest standard of care and help reduce inequalities in care. Thanks for highlighting @tomleblancMD @ASCO https://t.co/g1VjflRXad pic.twitter.com/1wOkoC6b7M— Sandip Patel MD (@PatelOncology) September 12, 2019
4. Why Aren’t Cancer Drugs Better?
3. World’s First Malaria Vaccine Released
2. A Decline in Life Expectancy
Overall life expectancy declined between 2010 - 2017; it declined among persons without a 4-year college degree & increased among college-educated persons. Much of the difference in years of life lost may be related to deaths attributed to drug use. https://t.co/l0n3GPiW1I— C. Michael Gibson MD (@CMichaelGibson) September 16, 2019