MS patients may prefer new therapies regardless of risk

If it's on your mind and it has to do with multiple sclerosis in any way, post it here.

MS patients may prefer new therapies regardless of risk

Postby MSUK » Thu Apr 14, 2011 11:34 pm


MS patients are inclined to accept new therapies regardless of the potential risks, according to a survey conducted by Wayne State University in the period 2007-2009 (Caon et al AAN 2011; abstract P01.208).

A series of standardized questions were posed to 200 MS patients during a clinic visit. Patients were asked if they would consider switching to a new therapy. Treatment options were therapies with mild risk and vigilance; significant risk and vigilance; an oral therapy with mild risk and vigilance; and an oral therapy with significant risk and vigilance. ...Read More - ... ageid/2479
User avatar
Family Elder
Posts: 2903
Joined: Wed Oct 14, 2009 3:00 pm


Postby stillfighting » Tue Apr 19, 2011 8:27 am

I think this has proven true the way people have traveled across country.
Paid cash to strangers to do an out patient surgery to their viens.
Never having met the surgeon, with no clinical trial and many people seeing no improvement. In fact many getting worse.
Many times a dr scams their insurance company.. by writing in a phony code.
Risking their insurance coverage on an unproven method. Knowing that patients who are doing the referrels are being paid to do so.
User avatar
Family Elder
Posts: 133
Joined: Wed Sep 15, 2010 3:00 pm

Return to General Discussion


  • Related topics
    Last post

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users

Contact us | Terms of Service