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How Online Forums Can Help Patient-Centered Drug Development: Why Should We Treat Patient-generated Online Content Seriously

In the August issue of New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), Dr. Ethan Basch, an oncologist at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center wrote an article titled Toward Patient-Centered Drug Development in Oncology. Dr. Basch pointed out there is a lack of patient perspective in oncology drug development—when asked about symptom information of a treatment by patients, […]

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ALS Community and Innovation in Medicine

It sometimes feels strange to me that I am so interested in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). I have no personal connection to this fatal motor neuron disorder. The only association I have had with ALS is I once worked in the area because of my job. Although it was a short period of time, it […]

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