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Oncology Writing Tips

In the wake of the 21st Century Cures Act, the FDA has determined to accelerate the development of novel therapies and increase the speed of the review process. How does this shift in attitudes impact oncology medical writing?

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RNA Vaccines

RNA (sometimes referred to as messenger RNA or mRNA) vaccines, are a new type of vaccine that has recently been developed. They rely on a different way to mimic infection to induce an immune cell response.

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medical writing

Medical writing – what is it?

This blog will give a brief insight into the discipline of medical writing such as the various type of writing involved and the skills required of a medical writer. If you require medical writing…

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continuing medical education

The future of continual medical education

Effective continuing medical education (CME) programmes raise standards and enable HCPs to improve knowledge and skills through lifelong learning.

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Global med comms need expert translations

Are you new to medical translation and localisation? In this guest post, Sophie Howe, Director of Comtec Translations, looks at key considerations for translating global medical communications.

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How to successfully measure success

The pressure mounts for publications and medical affairs teams to demonstrate the effectiveness of their activities, and so too does the temptation to stick with traditional metrics of success and the ones that make us look good. However, is that really effective?

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Social media and the anti-vaccine movement

Vaccinations are estimated to save 2–3 million lives each year; however, with misinformation and ‘fake news’ so easily spread across social media platforms, the anti-vaccine movement has gathered momentum and threatens to undo substantial progress made against multiple preventable diseases.

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The future of effective HCP communication

Compliant, obedient, and unknowledgeable. That’s how the patient landscape used to look to HCPs. Patients were wholly reliant on HCPs to provide them with the correct diagnosis and the most appropriate medication.

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PR plan for pharma

The price of researching and developing new medicines is very high and so ensuring that a new drug is adopted is of paramount importance to pharma companies. Having a strategic Public Relations (PR) plan will help…

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