Tag: Right to Try
Is Right-to-Try Legislation a Bust? Time for a Second Opinion.

In 2001, twenty-one-year-old Abigail Burroughs was dying of cancer. After all conventional treatment methods failed to improve her condition, Abigail’s oncologist pleaded with the Food and Drug Administration to allow her to try Erbitux. At the time, Erbitux had not fully passed the FDA’s drug approval process. Abigail was denied access and lost her...
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My Tragic Encounter with Brett Kavanaugh Over Cancer Treatment

“It is naïve to think that public pressure has no potential to influence a judge’s opinion,” says Ronald L. Trowbridge.

New Study Finds FDA in Contempt of the U.S. Constitution

According to a recent study by the Pacific Legal Foundation, 2,094 out of the 2,952 regulations issued from 2001 until 2017 by the Department of Health and Human Services were unconstitutional.

Right-to-Try Legislation Helps Patient Battling Bone Cancer

With 42 million US citizens suffering from a terminal illness or knowing someone with one, it’s a fight that affects us all.

Political Rhetoric Against Right-to-Try Laws Continues, Undermining Support for Medical Treatments of Last Resort

Ms. Joy Silver’s criticisms of right-to-try laws are ill-conceived.

Right-to-Try Laws Help Patient with Terminal Brain Cancer

When treatments are unavailable, and prognoses are fatal, the best chance to prolong life is to consider all remaining options.

To Help the Terminally Ill, the FDA Must Deregulate

Right-to-try will never reach its potential without deregulation.

Three Reasons To Be Optimistic about Pharmaceutical Policy

Right-to-try, MDMA, and Epidolex provide examples of the power of public opinion to change the scope of government.

Putting Right-to-Try Drug Prices in Perspective

FDA regulation holds part of the blame for high drug prices.

Right-to-Try Law Signed!

On May 30, President Trump signed a bill into law allowing terminally ill patients access to potentially lifesaving drugs before they are approved by the Food and Drug Administration.

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