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Is money compromising cancer care?
Is Money Compromising Cancer Care?

A troubling new study from our Timothy Showalter, MD, points out that providing brachytherapy for advanced cervical cancer actually costs hospital money. And that may explain the declining use of it at many facilities, even though it's the gold-standard treatment. ‚ÄúStudies have time and time again shown that brachytherapy is…