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Nivolumab plus low-dose ipilimumab demonstrated positive initial results in part 1 of a phase 3 study.
Following results of decreased survival associated with the use of these medications as a single therapy, the FDA is restricting use in some patients with urothelial cancer.
Adults who survive an opioid overdose are 24 times more likely to die during the year after the incident from a variety of mental health and medical conditions.
Researchers identified an epigenetic mechanism connected to a known genetic risk factor for multiple sclerosis.

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Oncology Economics
Oncology economics is the product of driving forces in the health insurance market that are intrinsic to oncology in managed care and unlikely to change.
There is an ongoing shift toward many cancer types being treated as maintenance diseases, which places a significant financial burden not only on patients, but also payers and providers within the health care industry.
Health care providers—including physicians, oncologists, and specialty pharmacists—must leverage their collective resources and expertise to work together to address adherence on a larger scale. 
Several groups have developed value assessment frameworks that consider the value of new treatments, yet most models fall short balancing the evaluation of treatment costs with the consideration of benefits to the patient.

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Matthew Hughes, director of Business Development for the Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC), discusses how the accreditation process carries benefits for stakeholders across the specialty pharmacy space.

Matthew Hughes, director of Business Development for the Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC), discusses the importance of collaboration during the pharmacy accreditation process.

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