For the first time, breast cancer has overtaken lung cancer as the most commonly occurring malignancy globally, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). As stated in a UN briefing ahead of World Cancer Day 2021 by Dr Andre Ilbawi, a cancer specialist, breast cancer now accounts for nearly 12% of new cancer cases each […]

Chicago, IL  – April 26, 2021 — Linden Capital Partners (“Linden”), a Chicago-based healthcare private equity firm, announced today that it will make a majority investment in Aptitude Health Holdings, LLC (“Aptitude Health” or the “Company”) alongside the Company’s founder and management team. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, Aptitude Health provides market insights and strategic solutions that […]

During the early months of the pandemic, convention halls were shuttered. Conferences were canceled as outreach activities rapidly shifted online. Many of us hoped these changes would prove temporary. But 1 year later, it is clear that the pandemic has permanently altered key opinion leader (KOL) outreach. Some companies are still scrambling to catch up. […]

The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Clinical Cancer Advances 2021 report, published in February, highlights current trends in oncology and identifies cancer research priorities. A key focus of this year’s report is the issue of health equity in cancer research and solutions. While tremendous progress has been made in cancer prevention, early detection, and […]

If you have ever worked for a pharmaceutical company, you’ve likely heard the ubiquitous term “KOL” several dozen times. But do you know what—or rather who—a KOL actually is?