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J Health Polit Policy Law (1978) 3 (2): 181–195.
Published: 01 April 1978
...John F. Cannizzaro; Madelon M. Rosenfeld After presenting a historical background, this paper examines several legal facets of the Laetrile controversy: the “new drug” designation and grandfather clause exemption; the notion of harm and its relationship to freedom of choice; the “informed consent...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1980) 5 (3): 400–404.
Published: 01 June 1980
... focused on the laetrile controversy as his point of depar- ture for discussion of the fate of patients with terminal illness. His tenden- tious remarks did injustice both to those patients who seek treatment with laetrile, and to the medical profession which has been critical...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (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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J Health Polit Policy Law (1980) 5 (1): 6–9.
Published: 01 February 1980
...Arthur Zucker Decisions regarding the legislation of drugs such as laetrile require a careful analysis of the concept of terminal. If “terminal” is characterized to allow for a time span between diagnosis and death, and if cure is not taken as a paramount goal of a drug, then safety...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1980) 5 (3): 560–567.
Published: 01 June 1980
..., November 1979. “Of Love and Laetrile: Medical Decision Making in a Child’s Best Interests.” American Journal of Law and Medicine 5: 271-94, Fall, 1979. Riga, P. J. “Impersonal Decision Maker: Courts of Equity and the Right-to-die Cases.” Catholic Lawyer 24: 301-12, Autumn, 1979. Shapiro...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1984) 9 (1): 31–40.
Published: 01 February 1984
... and understandable effects on individual patients -are much more rapidly reported in the lay press, and much more subject to influence by the public at large. The debate over laetrile, for example, has received more active press coverage than the debate over the appropriate number of CAT scanners...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2009) 34 (2): 285–288.
Published: 01 April 2009
... of science and technology and a book about the laetrile con- troversy. This book is, in some ways, a mixture of a scholarly approach to the topic and a popular approach to it. Parts of the book report conver- sations between the two authors that led them to address the topic. This is how the book...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1980) 5 (2): 193–198.
Published: 01 April 1980
... attitudes towards illness and its treatment. With the possible exception of the current controversy concerning the use of laetrile as an anti-cancer agent, no other medical treatment modali- ties have been as politicized as those used by psychiatrists. Since its introduction by Italian psychiatrists...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1980) 5 (1): 167–174.
Published: 01 February 1980
... Substitution Laws.” Kentucky JournalLaw 67: 384-414, 1978-79. “Drugs-Federal Drug Administration Ban on Laetril Treatments for Ter- minally Ill Cancer Patients is Arbitrary and Capricious.” Law Journal Tulsa 222-25,14: 1978. Engelhardt, H. T., Jr., Editor. “Rights to Health Care.” Entire issue...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1986) 11 (4): 585–615.
Published: 01 December 1986
... attitudes toward the state and the marketplace. But it appears that to a large extent the transformation in the U.S . in particular is the outcome of twenty years of failed cost control. Just as victims of cancer, when the conventional treatments offer no hope, turn to laetrile and other nostrums, so...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1980) 5 (3): 535–553.
Published: 01 June 1980
... in the treatment of essential hypertension?-will be difficult to frame as well as to fund. The performing of eclectic combina- tions of alternatives will confuse research designs as seen in the disputes over the efficacy of laetrile. lg Because many alternative therapies tend to be more open-ended than...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2004) 29 (4-5): 925–946.
Published: 01 October 2004
... with the discredited drug laetrile), there is no mention at all of chronic illnesses, such as heart disease, diabetes, arthritis, or depression, or of disability in 940 Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law any form. Perhaps it is not surprising that in a work so taken by and en- meshed in the point...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2007) 32 (5): 785–818.
Published: 01 October 2007
..., it seems reasonable to expect that the lack of scientific evidence would doom a plaintiff’s case. Defense attorneys provided a key reason why that rarely happened. Each one noted that HDC/ABMT was not equivalent to laetrile, and physicians recommending and using the procedure were not quacks, even...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1985) 10 (3): 439–467.
Published: 01 June 1985
...-of-service charges are usually put forward by providers (and some economists) as ways of promoting cost escalation by taking pressure off public budgets and diverting attention from potentially effective ap- proaches. Such proposals represent the laetrile of health care policy. Not in our stars...