About This Site

Callaix presents information about chemotherapy medications.  As journalists, we attempt to make the information on the site as accurate and complete as possible.  Supervising authors: John Medina and Emily Jones MD.

Callaix is not affiliated with any pharmaceutical or biotechnology companies.  We have no financial connections to any company that makes or sells chemotherapy agents.  We are a publishing company seeking to produce high quality journalism.

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Promoting Health Literacy

The Cancer Prevention and Treatment Fund reports one in four patients do not even understand the goal of their chemotherapy.  Ones who do are usually vague about the details.

To some extent, that is OK.  We have doctors and nurses for a reason and we should rely on their expertise.  But patients should know as much as possible, if they so desire.   As the medical world moves from informed consent for patients to informed decision-making it is important that people have access to accurate information. That is why we are here.

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