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  • Cancer Prevention Coalition - Information on the avoidable causes, prevention, and the politics of cancer. Headed by Samuel Epstein, M.D., Professor of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Univ. of IL at Chicago.
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  • Pink Ribbon Blues, the Blog - Sociologist Gayle Sulik argues that the atmosphere of pink ribbon campaigns about breast cancer is actually detrimental to women's well-being.
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  • Think Before You Pink - Asks people to think critically about pink ribbons and other feel-good marketing about cancer awareness, and about cancer charities. Current and past campaigns, events, information on cause marketing.
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  • Our Feel-Good War on Breast Cancer - In-depth essay questions the value of disease awareness. In particular, health campaigns have not resulted in progress on ending breast cancer. [New York Times Magazine] (April 25, 2013)
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  • Cancer Patients' Dilemma: Expensive Pills Vs. Invasive Chemo Treatment - Insurance companies often don't cover chemotherapy pills, because the companies regard them as a prescription drug, whereas the same medication administered through an IV would be a medical benefit. [Kaiser Health News] (April 27, 2010)
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  • Parity for oral and intravenous/injected cancer drugs - Analysis of what chemotherapy parity legislation would mean for insurance providers, from actuarial and consulting firm Milliman. Report is in PDF. (January 25, 2010)
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  • National Post: "Drug plans not created equal" - Report about current status about the lack of availability in Canada of life prolonging cancer drugs. (February 01, 2006)
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