Men's Health piece on proton beam for prostate cancer

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Want to see how journalists could/should report on new technologies?

Read Laura Beil’s piece in Men’s Health this month, “The Magic Bullet for Prostate Cancer: The problem is, it’s not magic. And with a price tag of $200 million, it’s the most expensive medical device in the history of the world. Is it worth it?”

Contrast that story with one published by the Orlando Sentinel recently and then picked up – for whatever reason – by the Los Angeles Times’ website and by many TV station websites.

Oh, the wonders of automated syndication!


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