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In MPC, Gemcitabine/Nab-Paclitaxel More Cost Effective Than With FOLFIRINOX

Wayne Kuznar
Published: Thursday, Feb 16, 2017

Ali McBride, PharmD

Ali McBride, PharmD

Real-world data presented at the 2017 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium demonstrated that significantly higher costs were associated with FOLFIRINOX (5-fluorouracil, leucovorin, irinotecan, oxaliplatin) as frontline therapy compared with the combination of nab-paclitaxel and gemcitabine in patients with metastatic pancreatic cancer (MPC).

 
McBride A, Bonafede M, Cai Q, et al. Health care costs and treatment patterns among metastatic pancreatic cancer (MPC) patients (pts) initiating first-line (1L) on nab-paclitaxel/gemcitabine (nab-P+G) or FOLFIRINOX (FFX). Presented at: 2017 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium; January 19-21, 2017; San Francisco, CA. Abstract 415.

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