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.
November 10, 2012

PMO Interview with the Innovator Series: Volume 1

Deborah Dunsire, MD, President and CEO of Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company, and Kathy Giusti, Founder and CEO of the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, discuss the issues and vision in improving personalized medicine strategies for patients with multiple myeloma.Deborah Dunsire, MD, is the former President and CEO of Millennium Pharmaceuticals, [ Read More ]

July 25, 2018

Biomarker Data in Melanoma Presented at ASCO 2018 Are Largely Extensions of Previous Studies Rather Than New Discoveries

Dr Sanjiv Agarwala argues that much of the biomarker data in melanoma presented at ASCO 2018 are around the value of PD-L1 testing; however, even PD-L1–negative melanoma patients seem to respond to anti–PD-1 therapy, although some studies suggest PD-L1–negative patients may be better candidates for combination immunotherapy.