New York Times - "Letters: Treating Cancer Patients, and Costs"

 – March 31, 2013  –– 

"The five major changes proposed in 'A Plan to Fix Cancer Care' [by Dr. Ezekiel J. Emanuel and others, March 24] correctly address many of the shortcomings associated with contemporary cancer care. But they do not address one important cost driver: the role of patient expectations and their effect on malpractice claims," writes Dr. Eric Genden, an otolaryngologist, who is director of the Mount Sinai Head and Neck Cancer Center. Learn more