Oncolytic Biosimilars: An Opportunity to Reduce Oncology Treatment Costs

Inclusion of oncology biosimilars in clinical pathways is one approach to reducing costs in this therapeutic area without compromising outcomes for cancer patients. There are currently eight Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved oncolytic biosimilars in the US market. Patients, providers, payers, policymakers, and manufacturers are all stakeholders that will be affected by these new biosimilars—and they all influence the placement of biosimilars in clinical pathways to ensure their appropriate use.

Oncolytic biosimilars have the potential to save the healthcare system billions of dollars each year as more biologics lose exclusivity. In this white paper, EVERSANA experts explore the biosimilar market implications for each stakeholder and how to ensure this cost savings.

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Craig Ornstein, PhD
Managing Director, Clinical Services

Craig manages the Clinical Services Department at EVERSANA ENGAGE, which comprises medical directors who have clinical, academic, research, and agency experience spanning a range of therapeutic areas. He brings to this position 25 years of promotional medical education, publication planning, Medical Affairs, and managed care experience within oncology, neurology/psychiatry, rheumatology, gastroenterology, dermatology, and ophthalmology. Craig’s […]

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Dr. Richard Stefanacci
Chief Medical Officer

Richard has focused his career on improving health outcomes, especially for some of the most vulnerable populations. This has been achieved through several avenues, beginning with his continued active role as a treating internist/geriatrician. He has also put this focus into practice as chief medical officer for several management care plans, including ElderHealth/Bravo/HealthSpring/Cigna and PACE […]

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Jamey Hardesty, MPH
Medical Strategist

Jamey is an experienced medical strategist who develops patient and scientific strategies. His epidemiological experience includes international efforts in sub-saharan Africa researching HIV drug resistance and experience with the Chinese CDC. Prior to his role as a medical strategist, Jamey was a pandemic influenza epidemiologist with the Michigan Department of Health’s Communicable Diseases Division, where […]

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Uttama Rath, PhD
Senior Medical Director, Clinical Services

Uttama has more than 15 years of promotional medical education, managed care, and academic experience within the therapeutic areas of diabetes, oncology, neurology, hepatology, dermatology, facial aesthetics, pain management, cardiovascular disease, and vaccines. In the rare disease space, Uttama has worked on multiple products including those supporting hematologic disorders and malignancies, immunology, and neurology. In […]