Steve Anderson participated in a listening session, one of a series of events intended to gather information and policy ideas from a wide variety of stakeholders which relate to the affordability, accessibility and availability of drugs for patients.
Bavencio (avelumab) Injection is intended for the treatment of patients with locally advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma who have disease progression during or following platinum-containing chemotherapy, or who have disease progression within 12 months of neoadjuvant or adjuvant treatment with platinum-containing chemotherapy.
The Kisqali Femara Co-Pack (ribociclib tablets; letrozole tablets) is intended for the treatment of hormone receptor-positive, human epidermal growth factor receptor-2 negative (HR+/HER2-) advanced or metastatic breast cancer in postmenopausal women.
Executives from Celgene, Regeneron and Vertex represented the drug industry Monday during a biomedical research discussion, but drug prices, long a concern of President Donald Trump, were not discussed during the two-hour meeting.
As the Senate takes up the work of drafting a health care bill to pass and reconcile with the American Health Care Act, which passed the House on May 4, one of the questions facing the industry is what impact it would have if the version that passed the House became law.