Category Archives: Physician bias

Want Quality Care for Wet Macular Degeneration:
Patients Know Little About MD Biases, Experience

Just about a year ago, I reported the one-year results for the Comparison of AMD Treatments Trial (CATT), which compared Lucentis, the high-cost injectable medication made by Genentech with Avastin, also made by Genentech. A lot has happened in the … Continue reading

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How One Man Faced A Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

The man I will call Paul remembers when he was first diagnosed with prostate cancer about a year ago. It started with a PSA of 4.3 ng/mL on a routine annual physical. A PSA of 4.0 ng/mL is a widely … Continue reading

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