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Medicare Panel Voices Doubts About Genetic Cancer Tests - The Medicare Evidence Development and Coverage Advisory Committee (MEDCAC) has expressed little confidence in genetic tests that supposedly predict common cancers. The decision raises doubts about whether the CMS will authorize Medicare coverage for such tests. READ MORE >>
Breast Implants In France To Carry Cancer Warning: Researchers Find A ‘Clearly Established Link’ - Medical Daily, March 18, 2015. French Government will now require breast implants to carry cancer warnings. READ MORE >>
Candidate to Lead FDA Has Close Ties to Big Pharma - Time, February 19, 2015. Time Magazine asks us why close ties to industry is a problem for a new FDA Commissioner READ MORE >>

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