Incorporating Value and Cost-Awareness in Drug Development

Jorge Cortes, MD

Video Categories: Value

Dr. Jorge Cortes ponders the cost of treatment versus the improvement in the standard of care, asking if what we are gaining is really worth the rising cost.
October 16, 2015

Targeting Multiple Pathways with Immunotherapies

Dr. Sanjiv Agarwala brings up the potential issue of toxicity that may arise in combining immunotherapies and argues that the benefits outweigh the risks.

July 29, 2015

Navigating the High Cost of Cancer Treatments

Dr. Jorge Cortes addresses the difficulties patients have in dealing with the high cost of cancer treatments and calls for an effort to make these drugs more affordable. He asserts that physicians should try to help by understanding the needs of their patients, educating them, and involving their social workers [ Read More ]