Even folks with money and in high positions have problems getting access to cancer drugs, as you can read below, and this was not an issue of not being able to afford the medication.  When you read items as such, it makes you stop and think how precious life and healthcare really is.  BD 

Fred Baron, the wealthy Texas trial lawyer and prominent Democratic fundraiser linked to the John Edwards mistress scandal, died yesterday at 61, the Associated Press reports.

Baron had been diagnosed with multiple myeloma, or bone marrow cancer. His death comes just two weeks after he obtained Biogen’s Tysabri following a public plea by his son, Andrew, who had called the drug “last chance effort for life.”



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