What do oncologists need to know about biosimilar products?

@inproceedings{Leung2016WhatDO,
  title={What do oncologists need to know about biosimilar products?},
  author={Linda K. S. Leung and Kevin Mok and Calvin Liu and Stephen L. Chan},
  booktitle={Chinese journal of cancer},
  year={2016}
}
Many biologic products have improved the outcomes of cancer patients, but the costs can substantially burden healthcare systems. Biosimilar products can potentially reduce drug costs and increase patient access to beneficial treatments. Approval of a biosimilar product relies on the demonstration of "comparability" or "no clinically meaningful differences" as compared to its reference biologic product. Biosimilar products for erythropoietin, granulocyte colony-stimulating factor, trastuzumab… CONTINUE READING

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