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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2012) 37 (2): 349–353.
Published: 01 April 2012
...John D. Chappell Leopold Ellen . Under the Radar: Cancer and the Cold War. Critical Issues in Health and Medicine Series . New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers University Press , 2008 . 284 pp. $25.95 cloth. Kutcher Gerald . Contested Medicine: Cancer Research and the Military . Chicago...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1979) 4 (1): 5–10.
Published: 01 February 1979
...Reuben Bitensky Copyright © 1979 by the Dept. of Health Administration, Duke University 1979 Guest Editorial Death: The Psychotherapeutic Cure for Cancer Reuben Bitensky, Syracuse University The confusion that has been engendered by the Laetrile controversy...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2007) 32 (5): 785–818.
Published: 01 October 2007
...Peter D. Jacobson; Richard A. Rettig; Wade M. Aubry Beginning in the late 1980s, many health insurers refused to cover high-dose chemotherapy with autologous bone marrow transplant (HDC/ABMT) for high-risk and metastatic breast cancer patients. Insurers denied coverage because there was no...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1985) 10 (1): 33–80.
Published: 01 February 1985
...Troyen A. Brennan; Robert F. Carter How to evaluate and apply probabilistic scientific evidence that cancer (or other diseases) have been caused by chemical substances (or other environmental agents) constitutes a critical problem which must be addressed by legal institutions. This article analyzes...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2000) 25 (3): 451–472.
Published: 01 June 2000
... follow-up diagnostic and treatment services. The National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (NBCCEDP), a federally funded initiative that provides cancer screening to low-income uninsured and under-insured women, covers some diagnostic follow-up tests and no treatment services. We...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2014) 39 (3): 503–535.
Published: 01 June 2014
... “capacity building” through the scientific authority of the National Cancer Institute, beginning in the 1980s. There are several major questions to be answered: (1) How did this program manage to be adopted and sustained despite the well-documented hindrances to effective tobacco control policy at the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2001) 26 (4): 789–794.
Published: 01 August 2001
... Books Kirsten Costain Schou and Jenny Hewison. Experiencing Cancer: Quality of Life in Treatment. Philadelphia, PA: Open University Press, 1998. 197 pp. $85.00 cloth; $27.95 paper. Experiencing Cancer: Quality of Life in Treatment, by Kirsten Costain...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2009) 34 (5): 846–849.
Published: 01 October 2009
...Richard Himelfarb Samantha King. Pink Ribbons: Breast Cancer and the Politics of Philanthropy. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2006. 157 pp. $24.95 cloth; $18.95 paper. Duke University Press 2009 Books Review Essay...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2017) 42 (5): 789–801.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Keith Wailoo Abstract This article examines the history of concepts and frames (such as “equity” or “disparities”) and how these frames have guided public policies and explanations about differences in health across the population. Considering the emblematic case of cancer, which has stimulated...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1981) 5 (4): 690–695.
Published: 01 August 1981
...Lea A. Baider Copyright © 1981 by the Dept. of Health Administration, Duke University 1981 Commentary Cancer: Myth or Reality Lea A. Baider, Hadassah Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel I. Moral standards and institutional power This commentary is deliberately speculative and provocative...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2002) 27 (6): 1031–1033.
Published: 01 December 2002
...Karen L. Baird Ulrike Boehmer. The Personal and the Political: Women's Activism in Response to the Breast Cancer and AIDS Epidemics. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2000. 208 pp. $18.95 paper. © 2002 by Duke University Press 2002 Books Ulrike Boehmer. The Personal and the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2002) 27 (6): 1033–1036.
Published: 01 December 2002
...Ulrike Boehmer Maureen Hogan Casamayou. The Politics of Breast Cancer. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2001. 208 pp. $60.00 cloth;$19.95 paper. © 2002 by Duke University Press 2002 Books Ulrike Boehmer. The Personal and the Political: Women’s Activism in Response to the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2002) 27 (6): 1037–1039.
Published: 01 December 2002
...Maureen Hogan Casamayou Barron H. Lerner. The Breast Cancer Wars: Hope, Fear, and the Pursuit of a Cure in Twentieth-Century America. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001. 416 pp. $30.00 cloth. © 2002 by Duke University Press 2002 Books Ulrike Boehmer. The Personal and the Political...
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Published: 01 August 2016
Figure 1 Cigarette Consumption and Respiratory Cancer Mortality, 1900–2006 Sources : Young 1998 ; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2015 ; National Cancer Institute Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Program, various years Figure 1. Cigarette Consumption and Respiratory More
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2015) 40 (6): 1115–1155.
Published: 01 December 2015
... examine the associations between having diagnoses of five chronic conditions and turnout in the 2008 US presidential election. After adjusting for sociodemographic characteristics and some health-related confounding factors, we find that individuals with cancer diagnoses are more likely to vote, while...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2016) 41 (4): 697–716.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Vincent Mor; Joan M. Teno Abstract Hospice began as a social movement outside of mainstream medicine with the goal of helping those dying alone and in unbearable pain in health care institutions. The National Hospice Study, undertaken to test whether hospice improved dying cancer patients' quality...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2013) 38 (6): 1129–1148.
Published: 01 December 2013
... concern from NICE's stakeholders that effective new drugs for end-stage cancer often fail NICE's standard test of cost effectiveness. This change of policy may be justifiable on procedural grounds as the result of a democratic political process responding to stakeholder concerns. However, according to the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1981) 6 (3): 369–390.
Published: 01 June 1981
... causes are also arguments about the organization of society, and statements about causality implicitly assign responsibility for disease prevention to some people and excuse others. In the United States today, disease prevention programs to combat cardiovascular disease and cancer are...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2002) 27 (6): 1040–1042.
Published: 01 December 2002
... Interaction 23 : 321 -332. Books Ulrike Boehmer. The Personal and the Political: Women’s Activism in Response to the Breast Cancer and AIDS Epidemics. Albany: State University of New York, 2000. 208 pp. $18.95 paper. As a researcher in women’s health policy, I was greatly intrigued by Ulrike...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2002) 27 (6): 1043–1046.
Published: 01 December 2002
.... The Personal and the Political: Women’s Activism in Response to the Breast Cancer and AIDS Epidemics. Albany: State University of New York, 2000. 208 pp. $18.95 paper. As a researcher in women’s health policy, I was greatly intrigued by Ulrike Boehmer’s examination of AIDS and breast cancer...