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What Are Biosimilars? Understanding Their Role in Cancer Treatments

May 24, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm EDT

CancerCare Connect® Education Workshops are a cost-free way to learn about cancer-related issues from the convenience of your home or office. Leading experts in oncology provide the most up-to-date information on the telephone and online.

This workshop is for patients and their families, partners, caregivers, and friends who are interested in learning more about biosimilars and generic drugs.

Topics Covered:

  • Overview & Definition of Biosimilars
  • The Difference Between Biosimilars & Generic Drugs
  • How Biosimilars Work & Their Use
  • Examples of Biosimilars
  • Implications in Managing the Cost of Cancer Treatments
  • Clinical Trials: How Biosimilar Research Contributes to Treatment Options
  • The Benefits of Biosimilars
  • Current Use in the Care of People Living with Cancer
  • Manufacturing & Safety Issues
  • Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team About Biosimilars
  • Current & Future Perspectives
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts