NCCN 2020 Virtual Annual Conference

Although biosimilar uptake has been slow in the United States, the current administration has enacted several policies to help speed up the process, according to Michael Kolodziej, MD, who presented at the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) 2020 Virtual Conference.
 
Despite the United States’ slow start in biosimilar uptake, history shows that things can change, according to Michael Kolodziej, MD, who presented at the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) 2020 Virtual Conference.
Drug rebates have survived despite the payment reforms imposed by the Medicare Modernization Act of 2003, and now payers are taking advantage of them, too, panelists noted at the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) 2020 Virtual Annual Conference.
Patient preferences play a large role in the effort to get biosimilars into the mainstream of therapeutics, and education is often a struggle, panelists said at the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) 2020 Virtual Annual Conference.
A study of filgrastim and pegfilgrastim biosimilars demonstrated data are sufficiently large to support an investigation on the effectiveness of these agents.
 

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