Heymach Homes in On Emerging Agents in EGFR Exon 20–Mutant NSCLC

March 4, 2021
OncLive Staff

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John V. Heymach, MD, PhD, discusses the incidence of EGFR exon 20 insertions in lung cancer, diagnostic challenges of identifying EGFR exon 20 insertions, and data from the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer 2020 World Conference on Lung Cancer with mobocertinib and amivantamab in this patient subset.

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In today’s episode, sponsored by Takeda, we had the pleasure of speaking with John V. Heymach, MD, PhD, chair, professor, and David Bruton, Jr Chair in Cancer Research in the Department of Thoracic/Head and Neck Medical Oncology, and professor in the Department of Cancer Biology, Division of Cancer Medicine at The University of MD Anderson Cancer Center, to discuss EGFR 20 insertion–mutated non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).

In our exclusive interview, Heymach discussed the incidence of EGFR exon 20 insertions in lung cancer, diagnostic challenges of identifying EGFR exon 20 insertions, and data from the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer 2020 World Conference on Lung Cancer with mobocertinib and amivantamab in this patient subset.


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