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Does competition equal lower prices? MS drugs defied cost logic as challengers swarmed in

Once only a small group of competitors, the field for multiple sclerosis (MS) therapies has exploded in recent years: By 2016, the number of approved drugs had nearly tripled in just seven years. That’s speedy growth, but something else grew faster—those drugs’ list prices. The average price of self-administered disease-modifying therapies for MS quadrupled between… Read More »

For Black Men With Prostate Cancer, Equal Access Means Equal Outcomes

Equal access to care and standardized treatment result in similar outcomes among white and Black men with prostate cancer, suggest new findings published in JAMA Oncology, reports Healio. Black men are more likely to be diagnosed with prostate cancer, especially more aggressive forms, and more likely to die of the disease than white men. But… Read More »