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US Oncologist Survey: Optimizing Treatment for Stage IV Follicular B-Cell Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

Published: Apr 2011 | No Of Pages: 26 | Published By: Assessment Group
A patient specific case scenario on advanced non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma involving a patient with stage IV follicular B-cell that progresses throughout the report, presented to 158 high-prescribing oncologists for their open responses on clinical decisions. Patient progressions reveal:
  • Decisions in treatment and tests through disease stages
  • Factors influencing their decisions
  • Barriers to optimal patient care
  • Confidence in treatment
Data has been synthesized to show all responses and direct quotes from the oncologists. This is the primary research for the oncology prescribing data that you are missing - directly from high-prescribing US oncologists on advanced non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. 
Treatment decisions for advanced stages of cancer are difficult to track as information quickly changes along with the introduction of new products that all have an impact oncologists’ choices. This report is part of a series of oncology reports that allow you to see what is actually happening at the patient level for different types of patients presenting with a wide range of issues in advanced stages of cancer. 
This report allows you to:
  • Understand what occurs with actual patients
  • Access the most up-to-date prescribing trends
  • Gain actionable data for developing and improving your market strategies
  • Pinpoint needs of your target audience
  • Focus resources to maximize the effectiveness of your budget
  • Understand where your product fits
  • Understand where your competitor’s product fits
  • Design messages to advance brand performance
Executive Summary
Chapter 1: Introduction
Table 1. Treatment Options in Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma
Chapter 2: Respondent Demographics
Table 2. Eligibility Criteria for Survey Participation
Figure 2.1 Gender of Survey Respondents
Figure 2.2 Years since Medical School Graduation
Figure 2.3 Practice Settings
Figure 2.4 Practices in NCI Cancer Centers
Figure 2.5 Geographic Settings
Figure 2.7 Number of Physicians in Practice Groups
Figure 2.6 Survey Respondents by State’s Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Mortality
Figure 2.7 Number of Physicians in Practice Groups
Figure 2.8 Minimal Acceptable Level of Evidence in Determining Treatment Regimen
Chapter 3: Elderly Infirm Patient with Advanced Follicular Lymphoma
Figure 3.1 Approach to initial treatment of patient
Figure 3.2 Factors influencing treatment choice
Figure 3.3 Preferred next step
Figure 3.4 Treatment for disease progression
Figure 3.5 Contraindication to Zevalin (ibritumomab) use
Chapter 7: Summary
Appendix A: Survey Instrument
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