Dr. Drilon Discusses the FDA Approval of Larotrectinib | OncLive

Dr. Drilon Discusses the FDA Approval of Larotrectinib

November 27, 2018

Alexander Drilon, MD, medical oncologist, clinical director, Early Drug Development Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discusses the FDA approval larotrectinib in NTRK-positive cancers.

Alexander Drilon, MD, medical oncologist, clinical director, Early Drug Development Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discusses the FDA approval larotrectinib in NTRK-positive cancers.

This oral, selective TRK inhibitor is now approved for use in adult and pediatric patients with solid tumors that have an NTRK gene fusion without a known acquired resistance mutation, are metastatic or where surgical resection is likely to result in severe morbidity, and have no satisfactory alternative treatments or that have progressed following treatment.


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