Category Archives: Advocacy

Dental care & cancer

  When someone is first diagnosed with cancer, I can pretty much guarantee that dental care is one of the last things running through their mind.  But here’s the dealio (as my daughter always says)… Existing dental problems can worsen … Continue reading

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Three cheers for Gilda’s Club Desert Cities!

Gilda’s Club Desert Cities received the Julie Copeland Community Service Award at the BNP Paribas Bank Open Tennis Tournament at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden on Sunday, March 19. The presentation was at 10:30 PDT and was televised nationally on ESPN and the Tennis … Continue reading

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Frankly speaking about the drug shortage (Part 6)

Now that we have talked a little (okay, a lot) about the problem, what are the solutions?  Let me remind you how we started, “This is a complex issue”. Not what we want to accept nor do I think we … Continue reading

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Frankly speaking about the drug shortage (Part 5)

Our second to last blog of this series will focus on the view of Pfizer Oncology.  As mentioned previously, Pfizer manufactures both brand name and also generic injectable medications. Pfizer Oncology was represented by Dr. Mace Rothenberg, MD who became … Continue reading

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Frankly speaking about the drug shortage (Part 4)

We are at the halfway point in this series!  Yet to come is today’s synopsis from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and in the final 2 entries, an opportunity to understand the thoughts of Pfizer (who manufactures both brand … Continue reading

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