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The high-throughput S2000 sequencer is the second instrument Genetron Health has received NMPA approval for, following the S5 benchtop instrument last year.
Oncoprex will be tested in combination of Tagrisso in patients with EGFR-mutated non-small cell lung cancer.
The trial will evaluate the effects of the single agent ONC201 in patients who have recurrent high-grade gliomas with low EGFR expression.
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.
BBT-176, a novel agent designed to inhibit EGFR with C797S mutations, will start first-in-human studies in NSCLC this year.
Increasing understanding of complex tumor biology is reshaping clinical trials in the age of precision medicine, though some view these changes with concern.
Results from the CheckMate-227 trial provided evidence for the use of nivolumab and ipilimumab in combination, while the FLAURA study focused on osimertinib.
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 Canadian company said its technology platform allows it to match patients to cancer treatments more efficiently and to identify novel patient populations.
The researchers aimed to develop a test that could help clinicians determine whether a patient would respond to therapy, before the onset of treatment.