oncology

Walgreens Program Creates Cancer-Specialized Locations
Walgreens Program Creates Cancer-Specialized LocationsHow Walgreens is helping pharmacists be more involved than ever in helping cancer patients.
New strategies for managing drug spend: RA, Cancer, Hep C
New strategies for managing drug spend: RA, Cancer, Hep CThe proliferation of specialty drugs has prompted new techniques for keeping costs in tow.
Six diseases reap benefits of biomarkers, genetic tests
Six diseases reap benefits of biomarkers, genetic testsBiomarker testing for harmful genetic mutations provides the opportunity to identify at-risk individuals who might benefit from risk modification strategies and/or enhanced disease screening.
Express Scripts’ 2016 Drug Trend Report: 7 things to knowReport highlights spending trends in key areas, including specialty medications, oncology, diabetes, and inflammatory conditions.
How precision medicine is improving patient lives: Real examplesAn expert at the Precision Medicine World Conference shared cancer patient perspectives on the importance of immuno-oncology and breakthrough targeted therapies and how they have extended their lives.
Value-based care takes over J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference 2017Is the drive to value-based care really accelerating? What can be done amidst all of the uncertainty? Expert shares insights from the J.P. Morgan 35th Annual Healthcare Conference.
Top challenges in cancer careCancer drug costs remain the most critical challenge in care, among other things.
Watch list 2017: Top therapeutic areas
Watch list 2017: Top therapeutic areasFind out about the latest treatment and drug pipeline developments
Is a urine-based test the future of cervical cancer screening?A Phase II study examines the efficacy of a urine-based test in screening for cervical cancer. Also, a study looks at whether cost is the reason why some patients do not adhere to breast cancer medications.
Family history, genetics play growing role in leukemia screeningInherited susceptibilities to leukemias are becoming better understood and have important implications for screening, prevention, genetic counseling, and treatment.