Category Archives: DTC Review

Cancer DTC: confusing or helpful?

KEY TAKEAWAY:According to PBS.org surprisingly, huge numbers of cancer patients lack basic information, such as how long they can expect to live, whether their condition is curable or why they’re being prescribed chemotherapy or radiation, said Dr. Rab Razzak, director of outpatient palliative medicine at Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore.  The result: People with advanced cancer don’t know enough about their disease to make informed decisions about treatment or how they want to spend their remaining time.  But is the new DTC for Oncology products, adding to the confusion? Continue reading

DTC Case Study: Nuedexta

Studying concept: black text Case Study under the curled piece of Blue torn paper with Hand Drawn Education Icons

KEY TAKEAWAY: DTC TV ads can produce results, but it’s essential to drive patients into the doctor to ask for your drug while educating physicians on the telltale symptoms of the disease state you are marketing to. Continue reading