Q&A: Oncologist and health economist Dr. Gary Lyman discusses a class of treatments on the rise. Will prices follow?
May 31, 2018
| By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service
Costly biologics and their "generic-ish" counterparts, biosimilars, are about to step into the pharmaceutical spotlight in a big way. We sat down with Fred Hutch's Dr. Gary Lyman, an oncologist and national thought leader on health economics, to learn more about burgeoning biopharmaceuticals.
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance’s Dr. Angelique Richard shared her thoughts with the vice president when the moonshot ‘listening tour’ came to Fred Hutch
March 30, 2016
| By Linda Dahlstrom / Fred Hutch News Service
Dr. Angelique Richard, chief nurse executive and vice president of clinical operations at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, talks about her meeting with Vice President Joe Biden during his "moonshot" visit to Fred Hutch and lessons learned from her years as an oncology nurse.
A Fred Hutch researcher speaks out on the human cost of the ‘unfettered, unbridled greed’ within our health care system
Feb. 11, 2016
| By Dr. Gary Lyman, as told to Diane Mapes
As an oncologist, I've had patients delay or actually stop treatment because of the high cost. They're stopping and they're dying as a result. That's why I've taken a stand with many of my colleagues around the country to call attention to these pricing issues and how unsustainable and devastating they are to our patients.
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