The Top 5 Biosimilar Articles for the Week of June 14

Here are the top 5 biosimilar articles for the week of June 14, 2021.

Hi, I’m Skylar Jeremias for The Center for Biosimilars®, your resource for clinical, regulatory, business, and policy news in the rapidly changing world of biosimilars.

Here are the top 5 biosimilar articles for the week of June 14, 2021.

Number 5: Same-day pegfilgrastim to combat febrile neutropenia in conjunction with myelosuppressive chemotherapy (CTX) is safe, investigators conclude in findings presented at the ASCO 2021 Annual Meeting.

Number 4: Investigators note a reduction in use of high-cost supportive care agents, suggesting that the value-based Oncology Care Model (OCM) is working.

Number 3: Postmarketing retrospective studies of the rituximab biosimilar (CT-P10, Truxima) demonstrate comparable safety and efficacy with the reference product for treatment of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL).

Number 2: In a column, officials from the Biosimilars Forum and Xcenda discuss how biosimilar competition has lowered prices of originator biologics and improved patient access.

Number 1: A Matrix Global Advisors report states that the European Union makes it far more difficult to obtain patents on biologics, reducing the likelihood of patent “thickets” that stifle competition.

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