News/Action Items

This section will contain media links, as well as notices of action items.

Comparative Effectiveness Research at Special Surgery: Improving patient Outcomes (Discovery to Recovery newsletter, Fall 2010)

Cost-effectiveness analysis supports genetic testing before patients with metastatic colorectal cancer are given irinotecan (AHRQ Research Activities, May 2010)

Patient and doctor expectations from joint replacement surgeries not always aligned (PhyOrg, escience news, ScienceDaily, newswise, BrightSurf, HealthCanal, March 10, 2010)

Patient and Doctor Expectations from Joint Replacement Surgeries Not Always Aligned (March 9, 2010)

How Can Comparative Effectiveness Research Help Health Care Reform? (March 2, 2010)

Replacing arthritic knees is cost-effective: study (Reuters, June 22, 2009)

Weill Cornell CERT Awards Four New Pilot Grants (September 16, 2008)

A Study Revives a Debate on Arthritis Knee Surgery (New York Times, September 11, 2008) Similar reports appeared in the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, HealthDay, and other newspapers. Video link interviews with Dr. Marx on this subject can also be found at and NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams on line.

A Call for a Warning System on Artificial Joints (New York Times, July 31, 2008)

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