With all the talk of rising prices for cancer medications, the cost of healthcare and comparing the value and benefit of competing drugs, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center has decided not to use a newly approved treatment for metastatic colorectal cancer. The leading hospital says it will exclude the new colorectal cancer drug Zaltrap which is marketed by Sanofi and Regeneron, from its treatment protocol.
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Since 1992, Merck has called Whitehouse Station, NJ home to its corporate headquarters. Now followings its merger with Schering Plough in 2009, it has decided to close and shutter the facility, relocating its headquarters and some 2,00 employees and contractors to new digs scattered around New Jersey. And the company is billing the move as a sign of its increasing corporate.
The medical technology (medtech) market is forecasted to grow at 4.4 percent per year between 2011 and 2018, to reach $440 billion, according to a new report from EvaluatePharma, the EvaluateMedTech World Preview 2018. This growth will outpace the global pharmaceutical Industry, which has long over shadowed the medtech sector. This report finds that medtech is expected to grow 2.5 percent per year between 2011 and 2018.