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Researchers have identified immune cell gene expression signatures that could one day be developed into tests to predict response to treatment.

Based on cost-effectiveness estimates and a lack of comparison against afatinib, NICE will recommend against using osimertinib for first-line treatment of NSCLC.  

The partners will extend the lung cancer biomarker study to countries in and outside Europe, and see if liquid biopsy could offer benefits to tissue-based testing.

Assessing T cell fraction alongside tumor thickness was superior to other histopathological variables for accurate progression-free survival prediction.