Tagged: cancer

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Of Poverty, Cancer, Bureaucracy, and Death

This is how a vibrant 50 year old woman goes from active to death’s threshold in a few weeks’ time. It all happened faster than the wheels of bureaucracy turn.

Linky Friday #57

Burt Likko fills in for Will Truman for this week’s aggregation of dozens of links to themed web randomness!

The Real Healthcare Crisis, Part III: Telling Stories

Much of what we talk about when we talk about healthcare are the stories we choose to tell. Before we can solve this country’s healthcare crisis, it will be important for us to recognize this.

Ideology Is The Enemy: The Competing Cancers

On average, men wait significantly longer for prostate cancer surgery than women do for breast cancer surgery – and a lot of people are calling foul. The lesson to be learned from this much ballyhooed statistic? That more and more, ideology is forcing us to choose narrative over data. Tod Kelly explains.