Precision Medicine in Oncology® Articles

NTRK Gene Fusions: Novel Targets for Tumor-Agnostic Cancer Therapy
Advanced sequencing techniques have revolutionized the understanding of how cancer has developed and enabled treatment selection based on genomic characterization of the tumor.
Antibody-drug conjugates represent a targeted class of agents with an improved therapeutic index over traditional chemotherapy in the treatment of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
Rapid progress in the development of BET inhibitors has created a surge of enthusiasm.
Amid an explosion of innovation and discovery in the oncology field, researchers are finding it increasingly difficult to recruit enough patients for clinical trials. 
The European Medicines Agency’s Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use has recommended approval of osimertinib as a first-line treatment for patients with non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) whose tumors harbor activating EGFR mutations.
Wakelee Discusses Debate Surrounding Osimertinib in Frontline EGFR-Mutant Lung Cancer
Heather Wakelee, MD, discusses the rapidly changing landscape of frontline EGFR tyrosine kinase inhibitors in non–small cell lung cancer.
Gastrointestinal Cancers Entering Age of Precision Medicine
Aiwu Ruth He, MD, PhD, discusses the future of precision medicine in gastrointestinal cancers.
Network Enlists Practicing Oncologists to Develop Plans
Physicians are carefully evaluating potential partnership and referral deals to ensure that whatever they do is perceived as aligned with delivering better, more efficient care.
The FDA’s recent approvals of novel anti-PARP agents as maintenance therapy for patients with previously treated advanced ovarian cancer highlight an issue that has received inadequate attention in the peer-reviewed oncology literature.
The FDA has expanded the frontline indication for afatinib to include the treatment of patients with metastatic non–small cell lung cancer whose tumors harbor uncommon EGFR alterations in L861Q, G719X, and/or S768I.
 
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