NantHealth Presents Significant Treatment Insights at the 2020 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium in a Time of Need with the Pandemic’s Impact on Cancer Care
NantHealth’s study data shows:
- Adoption of trastuzumab biosimilars in treatment of HER2-positive breast cancer is significant; does not appear to have been affected by patient selection, stage of disease, or goals of care.
- Potentially significant clinical and cost benefits of trastuzumab biosimilars use in breast cancer treatment.
The study examined data from NantHealth’s Eviti Connect, an evidence-based treatment decision platform that gives providers and payers confidence to prescribe and reimburse high-quality, high-value cancer care. The data was collected from treatment plans submitted from
The study results indicate that adoption of trastuzumab biosimilars has increased over time across all stages of breast cancer. The choice of brand over biosimilar does not appear to be based on whether a therapy is curative or palliative (biosimilar use was higher in the curative setting) and trastuzumab biosimilar use in practice increases when payer policy favors that use. Consequently, the data infers an opportunity for payers to successfully redirect providers to biosimilars that offer high-value care at lower costs, when utilizing technology, such as Eviti Connect. Additionally, the adoption of trastuzumab biosimilars is estimated to impact societal savings significantly.
“These findings are exciting as they show that the oncology community is using biosimilars to provide high-quality cancer care while lowering overall costs. This approach also highlights the opportunity to apply real-world data to understand and improve the delivery of valuable oncology care,” said
Title: “Real-world data on the adoption of trastuzumab biosimilars in the treatment of HER2-positive breast cancer”
Poster Number: PS9-63
Date and Time:
The San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, held virtually from
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