Navigation Links
Oncologists Will Be More Aggressive In Adopting Biosimilars Compared With Other Specialties

BURLINGTON, Mass., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that oncologists will be the most aggressive in adopting biosimilars compared with other specialties because of their lower clinical trial requirements. According to Biosimilars Advisory Service: Physician Perspectives on Biosimilar G-CSFs and MAbs in Oncology, Decision Resources expects biosimilar versions of granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF) and monoclonal antibody (MAb) therapies used in oncology to erode more than $7 billion in brand sales in 2019 alone across the U.S., EU5 (France, Germany, Italy, Spain and United Kingdom) and Japan markets.

Primary research reveals U.S oncologists in particular will more rapidly adopt biosimilars compared to their European counterparts. Compared with French and German oncologists, U.S. oncologists will require fewer and shorter Phase III clinical trials before they feel comfortable prescribing biosimilars. The majority of surveyed U.S. oncologists would require one trial lasting 12 months or less for biosimilar G-CSFs and at most two clinical trials lasting two years or less for biosimilar MAbs before they feel comfortable prescribing biosimilars. Surveyed solid-tumor oncologists across countries have higher expectations for clinical trials of biosimilar MAbs than for biosimilar G-CSFs.

Across the U.S., France and Germany, the majority of surveyed oncologists expect to begin prescribing biosimilars within 12 months after launch, contributing to the rapid erosion of branded G-CSFs and MAbs.

"Because of patent expiries and more established regulatory pathways for approving biosimilars in Europe, most biosimilar MAbs will launch in the EU5 before the United States," said Decision Resources Analyst Cindy Fung, Ph.D. "As a result, U.S. physicians will likely benefit from clinical experience in European markets that will increase their rate of adopting these agents."

The Physician Perspectives on Biosimilar G-CSFs and MAbs in Oncology module of the Biosimilars Advisory Service offers extensive primary research with U.S., French and German solid-tumor oncologists and hematologist-oncologists to highlight the key expectations that will drive or constrain biosimilar adoption.

About Decision ResourcesDecision Resources ( is a world leader in market research publications, advisory services and consulting designed to help clients shape strategy, allocate resources and master their chosen markets. Decision Resources is a Decision Resources, Inc. company.

About Decision Resources, Inc.Decision Resources, Inc. is a cohesive portfolio of companies that offers best-in-class, high-value information and insights on important sectors of the healthcare industry. Clients rely on this analysis and data to make informed decisions. Please visit Decision Resources, Inc. at

All company, brand, or product names contained in this document may be trademarks or

registered trademarks of their respective holders.For more information, contact:Decision ResourcesLisa   Decision Resources, Inc.Christopher Comfort781-993-2597

SOURCE Decision Resources
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Oncologists Call For Medicare to Reconsider Anemia Drug Restrictions
2. Vermillion Receives Award From the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists
3. News Media Advisory: Worlds Leading Surgical Oncologists to Gather at McLaren Regional Medical Center to Present Latest Work on Breast, Gastrointestinal Cancer Treatments
4. Surveyed Oncologists Say That the Most Promising Targeted Therapy in Adjuvant Clinical Trials is Avastin for the Treatment of Early-Stage Colorectal Cancer
5. Society of Gynecologic Oncologists 40th Annual Meeting on Womens Cancer to Include Sessions on Robotics Surgery
6. SGO and ACOG Announce Breast Cancer Fellowship Program for Gynecologic Oncologists
7. Society of Gynecologic Oncologists Issues White Paper on HPV Vaccines Impact on Cervical Cancer Prevention
8. Surveyed European Oncologists Cite Cost Most Frequently as the Factor Preventing Their Use of Avastin for Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer
9. US Oncology Launches New Flexible Options for Community Oncologists to Join the United Network of US Oncology
10. For Treatment of Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma and Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, 41 Percent of Surveyed European Hematologist-Oncologists Say MabTheras Favorable Efficacy Profile is the Most Significant Driver of Their Use of This Agent
11. EDAP Announces Launch of Clinical Study Combining HIFU and Chemotherapy for Localized Aggressive High Risk Prostate Cancer
Post Your Comments:
(Date:10/10/2017)... COUNTY, Calif. , Oct. 10, 2017  NDS received FDA ... Mobile  — a medical-grade battery-powered display stand specifically designed for endoscopy ... to transform technology into a clinical solution to support the improvement ... Innovative Design ... ZeroWire Mobile Wireless Solution ...
(Date:10/4/2017)... SEOUL, South Korea , Oct. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ ... launched its next-generation CPR training aide "cprCUBE" on Kickstarter. ... of chest compression during cardiac arrests with better efficiency ... patient-mannequins. It also offers real-time feedback on efficacy of ... The crowdfunding campaign has a goal to raise ...
(Date:10/2/2017)... INDIANAPOLIS , Oct. 2, 2017  Eli Lilly ... its financial results for the third quarter of 2017 ... a conference call on that day with the investment ... performance. The conference call will begin at ... public can access a live webcast of the conference ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... 13, 2017 , ... The Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) of Somerset Hills is ... vendors and unique items from across the nation, this holiday-themed event will raise funds ... by the VNA. The boutique will be open Saturday, November 4 (10:00 a.m. ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... Talented ... the lowdown on sciatica in a new episode of "Success Files," which is ... events and innovation and investigates each subject in-depth with passion and integrity. , ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... First Healthcare Compliance (FHC), ... will showcase a range of technology and learning solutions at the 68th Annual ... Expo to be held October 14–18, 2017 at the Mandalay Bay Resort in ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... Fla. (PRWEB) , ... October 12, 2017 , ... IsoComforter, ... therapy products, announced today the introduction of an innovative new design of the shoulder ... pad so you get maximum comfort while controlling your pain while using cold therapy. ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... Restoration, has recently contributed a medical article to the newly revamped Cosmetic ... Mohebi’s article spotlights the hair transplant procedure known as Follicular Unit Extraction ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):