There’s one endpoint that the booming biopharma industry has failed at miserably: financial toxicity
One of the big themes in R&D over the past few years has been the onslaught of spending on developing new oncology drugs. The FDA has encouraged early approvals, opening the door to smaller trials as an onslaught of investment cash made it possible for small players to go the distance.
Big Pharma, meanwhile, has enjoyed the comfort of better scientific insights and the arrival of some huge new PD-1s on the scene. Next up: A tsunami of combo therapies coming at you from the US, Europe and China — the new factor in drug hunting.