July 2020

Assessment of Veliparib Treatment for Ovarian Cancer Types

August 07, 2020

Directions in Pharmacy

Several recent studies presented at the virtual SGO 2020 Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer looked into veliparib, a potential anticancer PARP inhibitor, for treatment of various types of ovarian cancer.

Brown Bag Consult®: Patients With Multiple Myeloma Need Support Throughout Challenging Time

August 01, 2020

Directions in Pharmacy

As the most accessible member of the health care team, the pharmacist can provide patients with cancer with the information and support necessary to get through what might be the most challenging time of their lives.

Value-Based Contracting in Oncology

July 25, 2020

Directions in Pharmacy

Meaningful breakthrough therapies are receiving accelerated approval based on evidence of impact on a surrogate end point rather than evidence of impact on the actual clinical benefit for which the drug is intended.

Pharmacist Management of Alpelisib-Associated Hyperglycemia

July 23, 2020

Directions in Pharmacy

The selection of an agent for hyperglycemia management requires knowledge of both the efficacy and the potential adverse effects of each possible agent, so choosing the best therapy for any given patient can be complicated.