Our Yoram Unguru joins host Lisa Autz to discuss shortages of pediatric oncology drugs – focusing on findings from a working group led by Dr. Unguru that provided recommendations for dealing with this difficult situation

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Dr. Yoram Unguru, a pediatric oncologist at Children’s Hospital at Sinai and professor at the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics, and Scott Knoer, chief pharmacy officer for the Cleveland Clinic, discuss the complicated ethical issues that arise from these shortages and their ideas for clinical and policy solutions to ensure that patients get the care they deserve

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Listen today at noon (ET) as Sheri Fink and our Yoram Unguru join Leonard Lopate to discuss chemotherapy drug shortages and the ethics of allocation

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An international group of pediatric cancer specialists was so troubled about the profession’s unsystematic approach to distributing scarce medicine that it developed rationing guidelines that are being released Friday. The effort is led by the Berman Institute’s Dr. Yoram Unguru

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‘Right to Try’ Laws

October 30, 2014

Compassionate, but misguided. According to our Yoram Unguru, neglecting the FDA’s role in guaranteeing drugs that are safe and effective

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Right to Try?

May 19, 2014

Our Dr. Yoram Unguru reacts to Colorado’s controversial, new ‘Right to Try’ law that allows terminally ill patients to have access to medication that has not been approved by the federal government.

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Shortages of life-saving medicines and drugs are becoming increasingly common. Our Dr. Yoram Unguru speaks with WYPR’s Sheilah Kast about his working group’s blueprint for preventing drug shortages.

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