Market access of cancer drugs in European countries: improving resource allocation

@article{Pauwels2013MarketAO,
  title={Market access of cancer drugs in European countries: improving resource allocation},
  author={Kim Pauwels and Isabelle Huys and Minne Casteels and Katelijne De Nys and Steven Simoens},
  journal={Targeted Oncology},
  year={2013},
  volume={9},
  pages={95-110}
}
Public health systems need to make well-founded choices in order to distribute their scarce resources in the most efficient way. Given the number of cancer patients, public/private investments in oncology research, the growing number of new anti-cancer agents and consequent budget impact of cancer care, market access of cancer drugs has become delicate over the last decade. Furthermore, decision makers are challenged by ethical objections and endeavour to provide fair and equal access to… CONTINUE READING

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