A new study suggests that colorectal cancers increase their mutation rate to dodge treatment in a manner that mirrors microbial resistance mechanisms.
A collection of biomarker- and genomic testing-driven precision oncology research presented at the European Society of Medical Oncology Congress.
Two studies showed that the addition of abemaciclib or ribociclib to fulvestrant improved overall survival in HR-positive, HER2-negative breast cancer patients.
An IASLC survey showed that molecular testing is not performed in line with expert guidelines, which means only a minority of lung cancer patients are benefitting from precision oncology.
The drugmaker hopes to submit this data as part of a new drug application with the FDA later this year.
The firms plan to use Thermo Fisher's Oncomine Dx Target test to identify cancer patients with RET alterations who might benefit from Lilly's LOXO-292.
An international team saw an overall survival benefit when using BRAF, MEK, and EGFR inhibitors together in previously treated, BRAF-mutated metastatic colorectal cancer patients.
Keytruda and Ibrance demonstrate activity in molecularly defined populations, while a new cohort will explore Gilotrif in tumors with NRG1 fusions.