Biosimilars

As biosimilars are being used more and more in cancer treatment, it is increasingly important that navigators and financial advocates be familiar not only with how they work but also how patients with cancer should go about paying for them, according to Angie Santiago, AA, CRCS-I, lead financial advocate at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center/Jefferson Health. Read More ›

Although the role of biosimilars in the treatment of patients with cancer has been under review by payers and providers for several years, there remains conflicting application regarding policy and strategy. There is a growing need for discussions on biosimilars in the context of the current landscape, utilization and evidence, impact on costs of care, quality and payment reform, and potential policy and strategy solutions. Read More ›


The totality of evidence generated from comparative systematic stepwise assessment of HD201 and trastuzumab reference in terms of analytical, pharmacodynamic, pharmacokinetic, and clinical similarity demonstrated the equivalence of HD201 to trastuzumab. Read More ›

Real-world national commercial administrative data showed that treatment adherence to infliximab biosimilar is high among patients who were infliximab-naïve, as well as those who had long exposure to infliximab. Read More ›

The findings of an online, cross-sectional survey indicate oncologists were less likely to prescribe biosimilars if their practice could lose money and control of the drug, despite clinical safety and efficacy between the biosimilar and originator. Read More ›

Real-world data indicate treatment adherence was highest among patients who had prior infliximab exposure but no prior infliximab biosimilar use. Read More ›

Real-world data from the ONWARD study indicate that patients with inflammatory bowel syndrome (IBS) who initiate or switch to infliximab-dyyb achieve significant improvement of clinical outcomes and quality of life. Read More ›

Data from a large, nationwide, observational cohort study demonstrate that switching from reference infliximab to biosimilar infliximab-abda in patients with inflammatory bowel disease was safe and efficacious compared with continuing reference infliximab. Read More ›

Confirmatory phase 3 clinical trial results demonstrated equivalence between MYL-1402O and bevacizumab in terms of efficacy, safety, and immunogenicity in the first-line treatment of patients with stage IV metastatic, nonsquamous non–small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Read More ›

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