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This Month in Hepatitis News

Viral hepatitis B and C impact 325 million people around the world, causing approximately 1.4 million deaths a year. However, despite the prevalence of the hepatitis virus, advancements in medicine have ensured it is preventable, treatable, and in ...

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What Are Limited Distribution Drug Networks, Anyway?

Many of the specialty medications used to treat complex, chronic conditions are delivered through limited distribution. Limited distribution drugs (LDD) are therapies only made available to a small number of pharmacies—and though there are reasons ...

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National Blood Donor Month

Did you know that every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood? Or that one out of every seven patients entering the hospital needs a blood transfusion? From surgeries and cancer treatments to chronic illnesses and traumatic injuries, there are ...

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Boost Patient Adherence by Putting their Specialty Pharmacy in their Contacts

Proper medication adherence, or the extent to which patients take medication as prescribed, is essential for achieving optimal health outcomes and ensuring patients managing complex conditions receive the most effective care possible. Although this ...

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How Gene Therapy Will Change Cancer Treatment

The latest advances in oncology and gene therapy research are presenting new ways of fighting cancer. One of those is gene therapy, which the U.S. National Library of Medicine defines as an experimental technique that uses genes to treat and prevent ...

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This Month in Oncology News: 5 of Today’s Trending Topics

Oncology is ever-changing, with new treatments, trials, and research findings being published all the time. With so much going on, it can be difficult to stay up to date on the latest and greatest oncology developments.

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How Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) is Changing the Face of HIV treatment

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a virus that attacks the immune system, weakening and destroying important cells that are necessary to fight disease and infection.

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4 Reasons Why the Fertility Pharmacy You Choose Matters

It is estimated that one third of U.S. adults (33 percent) have used fertility treatments or know someone who has. And although these treatments can truly be life-changing for those who are struggling to conceive, they can also be highly complex and ...

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World AIDS Day: Raising Awareness in the Fight Against HIV/AIDS

Globally, there are an estimated 37.9 million people living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), and 35 million people have died from AIDS-related illnesses since the start of the epidemic. Despite scientific advances, HIV/AIDS has not gone ...

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Introducing FundFinder: A Way for Patients to Afford the Specialty Medication They Need

Specialty medications are uniquely designed to treat serious, often life-threatening illnesses that are more complex in nature, such as cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, and hepatitis C—but these medications come at a high cost, and it’s on the rise. 

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