publication date: Dec. 22, 2016
CCL Dec 2016 - Dec. 22, 2016

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  Lung Cancer Tagrisso Shows Superiority vs. Chemo in EGFR T790M Mutation-Positive Disease

Data from phase III trial showed that Tagrisso (osimertinib) second-line therapy improved progression-free survival by 5.7 months, compared with standard platinum-based doublet chemotherapy (Hazard Ratio [HR]=0.3).

Zykadia Shows 16.6-month PFS in First-Line Patients with ALK+ NSCLC Nintedanib Meets PFS Endpoint in Phase II Mesothelioma Trial   Breast Cancer Lilly Presents Phase II Data on Abemaciclib in Early Breast Cancer

A phase II study of abemaciclib, a cyclin-dependent kinase 4 and CDK 6 inhibitor, met its primary endpoint of reducing expression of Ki67, a biomarker of cell proliferation, after two weeks of treatment.

Presentations at San Antonio Symposium Focus on Oncotype DX in Tailoring Treatment Study Suggests that BCI May Help Identify T1N0 Patients for Extended Endocrine Therapy Study Shows Targeted Therapy Needed for Breast Cancer with Brain Metastases Large Study Finds No Evidence for Age-Based Mammography Cut-Off Hair Loss Prevention Found Safe, Effective in Prospective, Multicenter Randomized Trial   Hematologic … Continue reading CCL Dec 2016

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