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Regulation optimisation could save thousands of life years

December 14, 2021


Without “decisive action” cancer deaths across the European Union (EU) will increase by almost a quarter by 2035, making it the bloc’s leading cause of death.

Expediating access to new treatments is key to avoiding this devastating outcome, according to a new publication from the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA).

Every Day Counts: Improving Regulatory Timelines to Optimise Patient Access to Innovative Oncology Therapies in Europe says optimising regulatory pathways is not only desirable, but, as the global response to COVID-19 has shown, it is possible.

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