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A: Critical Perspectives

Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: A-Codes relate to the interview subject (e.g. Values, Faith, Education)

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Chapter 12: The FDA as a Barrier to Research Innovation, 2011-10-05

Identifier: MCHV-Freireich
Overview In this segment Dr. Freireich stresses that cancer will only be cured by funding clinical research into cures for cancer and offers his personal belief that the population at large understands this. (He uses the example of AIDS activists, who were successfully organized and lobbied for effective treatments.) He talks about the role of the FDA, which he sees curtailing physicians’ ability to make progress by restricting the use of experimental drugs in dying patients. He sums up the affect of...
Dates: 2011-10-05