Author | Arthur Caplan, PhD

Articles

Medical Ethicist Arthur Caplan Explains Why He Opposes ‘Right-to-Try’ Laws

January 15, 2016

In this Q&A we examine Right-to-Try drug laws and discuss tips for clinicians with terminally ill patients who have exhausted all their therapy options.

Ethics of Cost Containment for Cancer Therapies

August 23, 2012

The cost of cancer treatment has at least doubled since 1987 and there does not appear to be any hint that cancer care costs will decline. In this podcast we discuss the reasons for the increase in costs, as well as the ethics of cancer care cost containment.