Segment 6- Competition in the Marketplace

Dr Fendrick asked panelists what they think about the idea of centers of excellence for specific cancers and an evidence-based steerage.

Dr Fendrick asked panelists what they think about the idea of centers of excellence for specific cancers and an evidence-based steerage. “There may be a value in having a centralized guidance of treatments adapted to a particular patient,” said Dr Ribas. Dr Ribas also discussed the effect future agents being developed for the treatment of melanoma will have on the market. He says prices will be adapted to the benefit due to more competition in the marketplace.

“Perhaps there is some relief on the horizon in terms of pricing because of competition,” said Dr Weber. “Classic essence of capitalism.”