Beyond #Moonshot: Back-to-Basics Cancer Care

by Otis Brawley, MD, MACP | Chief Medical Officer, American Cancer Society, Inc.

The underbelly of health care is hard to look at. But Otis Brawley, an oncologist who grew up in inner-city Detroit, worked in the largest public hospital in the U.S. and is now a leader at the American Cancer Society, has seen it all: how the rich are over-treated and the poor are under-treated, patient care based on how big a payment the doctor can expect, rising health care costs for unnecessary and unproven treatments. Brawley says rational health care, drawn from results-based, scientifically justifiable treatments, should be the norm, not the exception. What will it take to get us there? Using his personal experiences and deep understanding of today’s health care system, Brawley answers that big question.

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