November 2011

Vendor Integration: Focus on Customer and Cost Leads Manufacturers to Novel Approach

December 05, 2011

Viewpoints: The Last Word

Specialty pharmaceuticals, and the supporting patient and physician ancillary services, have emerged as a focal point for the majority of manufacturers. The increasing number of specialty drugs available in the United States, coupled with the heightened research and development focus of major pharmaceutical manufacturers on biotech therapies, has resulted in an unprecedented shift in dynamics across the prescription drug industry.

Seattle Genetics, Inc's Adcetris

December 05, 2011

New Drug Review

The FDA has granted accelerated approval to Seattle Genetics, Inc's Adcetris (brentuximab vedotin). Adcetris is indicated for the treatment of Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) after failure of autologous stem cell transplant (ASCT) or after failure of at least 2 prior multiagent chemotherapy regimens in patients who are not candidates for ASCT.