Report

Quantifying Improvements in Life Quality of Individuals with Complex Chronic Medical Conditions Over the Past Decade

PhRMA March 12, 2016

Over the past decade, biopharmaceutical researchers have leveraged new technologies and growing scientific knowledge about disease mechanisms to develop sophisticated and comprehensive treatments to complex medical conditions. This paper seeks to analyze and highlight the extent of progress that has been made in improving quality of life for patients, focusing on the years spanning from 2002 to 2012. In particular, this paper highlights a few select medical conditions that have seen tremendous progress over the past decade in improving both life expectancy and quality of life for patients.

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