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Death By A Thousand Clicks

Kaiser Health News and Fortune Magazine collaborated on this joint investigation for three months. Fred Schulte is a senior correspondent for KHN. Erika Fry is an investigative reporter for Fortune. Only certain images can be republished by partners. Email KHNweb@kff.org for more information. This story can be republished for free (details). The pain radiated from… Read More »

Merck's Keytruda slashes death risk by 31% in esophageal cancer victory

Back in November, Merck & Co. said its immuno-oncology star, Keytruda, had topped chemo at lengthening the lives of some esophageal cancer patients. Monday, it showed that the win was a sizable one. The drug reduced the risk of death by 31% in previously treated patients with esophageal or esophagogastric junction carcinoma whose tumors expressed… Read More »