Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network
by Christine Scott
Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network is the first national patient advocacy organization dedicated to raising public awareness about bladder cancer and increasing funding directed at improving treatments and finding a cure for this disease.
Beware of Online Cancer Fraud
While health fraud is a cruel form of greed, fraud involving cancer treatments can be particularly heartless – especially because fraudulent information can travel around the Web in an instant. “Anyone who suffers from cancer, or knows someone who does, understands the fear and desperation that can set in,” says Gary Coody, RPh., the national health fraud coordinator and a consumer safety officer with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Office of Regulatory Affairs. “There can be a great temptation to jump at anything that appears to offer a chance for a cure.”