A study in futility: Abigail Alliance for Better Access to Developmental Drugs will not expand access to experimental drugs for the terminally ill.


In 2008, it was estimated that 565,650 Americans would die of cancer, accounting for one of every four deaths in the United States. Doctors expected to diagnose 1,437,180 new patients with cancer throughout 2008, bringing the U.S. cancer population to over ten million. While many of the cancers diagnosed are curable or manageable, others continue to remain… (More)