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In a retrospective study, investigators saw a survival benefit among head and neck cancer patients with high TMB treated with checkpoint inhibitors. 

Preclinical studies showed that combining CUE-101 with an anti-PD1 checkpoint inhibitor could increase anti-tumor efficacy in advanced HPV-positive head and neck tumors.

The study showed that patients with targetable genomic markers, especially HER2 alterations, responded well to chemotherapy-free treatments.

Researchers are making improvements to viral-DNA detection methods and are exploring applications not just for screening but also disease monitoring.

Transgene and NEC are working together to use artificial intelligence to tailor immunotherapy to individual patients.

This is the first anti-PD-1 drug approved for front-line treatment of advanced and unresectable, recurrent head and neck cancer in the EU.

The European Commission will review CHMP's recommendation and is slated to issue a final decision regarding marketing authorization later this year.

The firm is developing a biomarker panel to detect mutations in mesenchymal cells, with the goal of guiding drug treatment and improving earlier patient intervention.

The diagnostic can now be used to identify patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma who may benefit from first-line treatment with Keytruda.

Starting with a head and neck cancer patient who showed an impressive response to pembrolizumab, researchers profiled gene fusion neoantigens in several tumor types.

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