This week: obesity, palliative care, hepatitis c
Learning objectives – Amol, Fahad, and Travis discuss:
1. Understand trends in obesity prevalence in adults and children.
2. Appreciate the effect of early palliative care on quality of life in patients with advanced cancer.
3. Recognize new therapeutic options in chronic Hepatitis C infection and their associated cost implications.
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Question of the week
Can society afford incredibly expensive drugs for common conditions?