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Researchers aimed to assess the relationship between fatigue in multiple sclerosis and inflammatory or other immunomediated markers.
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In response to the Trump Administration’s drug pricing blueprint, the American College of Rheumatology issued a set of policy principles on drug prices and access to rheumatology treatment.
A 2-part trial shows a new antibody that suppresses HIV when combined with antiretroviral therapy (ART).


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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