Underserved Areas: Looking Beyond Cancer And Rare Diseases
Oncology and rare diseases dominate the industry pipeline, fuelled by science, regulatory tailwinds and high prices. But as the world grapples with coronavirus, and with heart disease still the top killer, can our systems fund treatments for more prevalent conditions?
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