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Surveyed U.S. and European Neurologists Agree that a Therapy's Effect on Physical Disability is the Most Important Attribute Influencing Prescribing Decisions in Secondary-Progressive Multiple Sclerosis
Date:3/20/2013

BURLINGTON, Mass., March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that surveyed U.S. and European neurologists agree that a therapy's effect on physical disability is the most influential attribute when making prescribing decisions for secondary-progressive multiple sclerosis (SP-MS)*. These same neurologists cite a therapy's effect on quality of life as the second-most important attribute, ahead of an effect on relapses, imaging metrics and other functional domains.

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Current management of SP-MS relies on the use of mainline disease-modifying therapies (which include interferon-betas and Teva's Copaxone), most of which are approved broadly for the treatment of relapsing forms of MS. This category encompasses relapsing-remitting MS (RR-MS) and SP-MS patients who continue to experience relapses. Interviewed thought leaders suggest that, based on data in RR-MS, Genzyme/Sanofi/Bayer HealthCare's Lemtrada may offer advantages over sales-leading Copaxone on measures of physical disability—potentially translating into clinical benefits for SP-MS patients. 

"The neurologists we surveyed indicate that an improved effect on physical disability is one of the greatest unmet needs in SP-MS," said Decision Resources Analyst Georgiana L. Kuhlmann , S.M. "Drawing on clinical data from RR-MS trials, interviewed thought leaders indicate that Lemtrada has demonstrated the potential to partially fulfill this unmet need."

According to the DecisionBase 2013 report entitled On What Attributes Will Neurologists and Payers Differentiate Novel Therapies for Secondary-Pro
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