Segment 6 - Including Patient-Reported Outcomes

Although there are some efforts to marry progression-free survival benefits to clinical benefits defined by the patients, the approach is still in the early stages and needs to be moved forward more quickly, according to Michael Kolodziej, MD.

Although there are some efforts to marry progression-free survival benefits to clinical benefits defined by the patients, the approach is still in the early stages and needs to be moved forward more quickly, according to Michael Kolodziej, MD.

Kimberley Shafer-Weaver, PhD, agrees that the approach is still too much in its infancy to really be considered. Just because a patient is still alive does not mean they are feeling better and ready to go back to the workplace.