This week in health care trends, our spotlight on big data in oncology includes updates about big data aggregation, a new breast cancer vaccine, and a cancer doctor and entrepreneur who wants to take big data even bigger.
Pharmaceutical Industry Spotlight Looks “Callous” on ‘60 Minutes’ and 800 New Cancer Drugs in Development
This week in healthcare, news program 60 Minutes casts a spotlight on high drug prices and the biopharmaceutical industry comes off as “callous and insensitive”.
This week in healthcare, Sandoz became the first manufacturer to register a biosimilar under the new FOB pathway and a new report shows states struggling to meet even half the American Cancer Society’s benchmarks for cancer treatment and prevention. Filgrastim Marks First Official U.S. Biosimilar Filed Under Pathway [login required] Late last month, Sandoz became […]
On May 1st of this year, The Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Rep. Fred Upton (R-MI), and the Ranking Member of the Committee, Diana DeGette (D-CO), announced an ambitious bipartisan initiative entitled “21st Century Cures”. The fundamental premise underlying the effort is the belief that while health research is progressing rapidly, “the […]
This week in healthcare, a look at new tips, trends, and best practices for business, including an exploration of the ROI of clinical trials.
ASCO has just released a prototype that may help to increase the effectiveness of clinical cancer research by increasing the pool of “information donors”.