Personalized Medicine’s Impact on Cancer Care

Jorge Cortes, MD

Video Categories: Personalized Medicine

Dr. Jorge Cortes provides examples of how personalized or precision medicine has positively impacted the approach to cancer care, citing the benefits of FLT3 inhibitors, IDH inhibitors, and MEK inhibitors, and other targeted treatments.
March 31, 2015

Challenge of Sustainable Pricing Model

Alexander Bastian speaks about the need for a sustainable model of pricing as related to cancer treatments and drug development. He talks about indication-based pricing or tumor-based pricing—says that is compelling, but not necessarily possible in the US.

July 29, 2015

The Cost of Cancer Care from a Patient Perspective

Dr. S. Yosuf Zafar has found that out of pocket costs impact patient well-being, quality of life, and quality of care. He stresses that costs need to be reduced in order to provide the best medical treatment for all patients.