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  1. How we safely transport your medicines: An interview with our logistics team

    Our logistics team is responsible for delivering medicines to patients anywhere they may be. Every medicine is treated with extra care to ensure its safe and timely delivery.

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  2. Spotlight on the Patient Support Team: Assisting patients from all over the world

    When our patients submit an inquiry for a medicine, they are then personally contacted by one of our Patient Support team members who assist them through the entire process of ordering, sourcing and delivering their medicines.

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  3. TheSocialMedwork commitment during the COVID-19 outbreak

    Here are some frequently asked questions and answers that touch on important COVID-19 related updates.

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  4. Medicine pricing explained

    After submitting a request and receiving a quote from our Patient Support Team, patients often have many questions regarding the price that they receive. In this article, you can find a breakdown of the total cost of a medicine we are supporting you to access in addition to resources on how you can possibly get it reimbursed.

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  5. An easy prescription guideline

    In order to help you expedite the request process with us, we put together a quick prescription guideline.

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  6. How to spot a scam website

    As a pioneer of a completely new type of global service, we understand that trust, security and credibility are paramount–especially when paying for medicines which are essential and often the only treatment option available. There are an increasing number of scam websites and we ourselves have been the subject of one such scam. In this article we’ll give you tips on how to spot these fakers.

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  7. Fact Sheet for Healthcare Professionals

    Downloadable fact sheet answering the most common question TheSocialMedwork asked by healthcare providers.

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  8. 5 simple tips for a good start to 2019

    Realistic new year's resolutions for lasting results!

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  9. Supporting the Named Patient: Healthcare professionals

    Doctors hold the key to access new medicines.

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  10. Supporting the Named Patient: How we do it

    How we find and ship medicines on behalf of patients.

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  11. What happens between availability and approval of medicines?

    TimeUnderstand why approval doesn’t necessarily mean availability and what you can do if a medicine is approved, but not available in your country.

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  12. A cup of strawberries a day keeps the doctor away?

    New research shows the benefit of eating fresh fruit on colon diseases like IBD.

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  13. 10 important facts to know about the new migraine injection

    You might have heard about a new medicine that’s just been approved to treat migraine. Here’s what you need to know.

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  14. What is ‘cold chain’ delivery?

    Find out about what it means to order and receive temperature-controlled medicines.

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  15. How does Alecensa (alectinib) work for ALK+ NSCLC?

    Line up of people (stock)An easy to understand guide on how alectinib works.

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  16. What’s after platinum-based chemo?

    Dandelion (conceptual)A closer look at the function and efficicacy of niraparib as a maintenace treatment.

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  17. News for metastatic melanoma patients

    There are a number of medicines available for melanoma patients. In this article we examine one newer medicine and discuss it's efficacy and use. 

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  18. Why is niraparib (Zejula) important for women with recurrent ovarian cancer?

    The European Medicines Agency has recently approved Niraparib (Zejula) for use in the European Union as a treatment for women struggling with a specific type of advanced ovarian cancer known as high-grade serous epithelial ovarian cancer, which includes cancers that affect the peritoneum and/or the fallopian tubes.

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  19. What’s the difference between a brand name and a generic medicine?

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    When a new medicine gets approved for use and for sale in a specific region, it’s usually given a brand name by the pharmaceutical company who discovered or developed it.

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  20. 10 Things You Need to Know About Lung Cancer

    In 2015, an estimated 221,200 people in the U.S. will be diagnosed with lung cancer, which is 13 percent of all cancer diagnoses.

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  21. Why is there often a substantial delay in getting access to new medicines – even after they are approved?

    We talk to Sera, our Medicines Sourcing Manager about why drug delays happen...

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  22. The Parcel of Success

    Why every little package is a big deal

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  23. What is alectinib (Alecensa) and why is the latest news a positive step for lung cancer patients?

    How effective is alectinib (Alecensa)? The latest news and updates

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  24. For those who are searching: hop online

     We live in an age where you can hop online to order a new brand of lipstick if it hasn’t been released yet in your country. 

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  25. Telling your child you have cancer

    Suggestions from cancer survivors and their children

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  26. Dealing with a Diagnosis

    Online counsellor Nicole Hind shares how to help our brains and bodies deal with a diagnosis.

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  27. How effective is Radicava/Radicut (edaravone) for ALS?

    An easy-to-understand infographic displaying the results from the clinical trial

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  28. Radicava is now available in the US – What does this mean for me?

    For US patients and patients worldwide with ALS.

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  29. ALS awareness month

    What did we get up to, and what's next?

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  30. 5 things you need to know about multiple sclerosis (MS)

    Get the latest news on MS research, the FDA approval of Ocrevus (ocrelizumab) for both relapsing and progressive forms of MS, insights and resources.

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