Jeffery A. Meyerhardt, MD, MPH

Authored Items

The Role of Biosimilars in Oncology: A Physician’s Perspective

Sixth Issue, Series Two - Uncategorized

In April 2011, the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) convened a summit of key stakeholders regarding the issues surrounding biosimilars in oncology care. The working group subsequently published a sentinel white paper outlining the regulatory, scientific, and patient safety issues surrounding the development and expansion of biosimilars in oncology care.1 [ Read More ]

Hospice Care Options: A Physician’s Perspective

Third Issue, Series Two - Uncategorized

Each year in the United States, over 1.5 million people are diagnosed with cancer and nearly 600,000 will die of cancer. While cure rates for certain cancers have increased over the decades and survival has lengthened for many incurable cancers, ultimately the vast majority of patients with metastatic disease from [ Read More ]

A Physician’s Perspective on Pain Management

Second Issue, Series Two - Uncategorized

Pain management is a critical component of patient care in any medical specialty, but particularly in oncology. The 2 case presentations and discussions by Beth Faiman and Steve Stricker are common cases in which pain management is integral to the overall care of the patient. As a medical oncologist specializing [ Read More ]

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