A precision medicine clinical trial based on genomic abnormalities has screened nearly 6,000 patients in just under 2 years and matched 18% of tumors screened with a genetic mutation to one of 30 treatment arms.
The FDA has approved the first gene therapy available in the United States, tisagenlecleucel (Kymriah), for the treatment of pediatric and young adult patients with relapsed or refractory B-cell precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
A 70-gene expression score can identify women with indolent breast cancer at “ultralow” risk, according to a new study. Women with such a score have extremely low risk of disease-specific mortality over 20 years without systemic therapy.
According to a study recently presented at the 2017 American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting, held June 2–6 in Chicago, women diagnosed with endometrial cancer are oftentimes not provided with genetic counseling referrals.
A new study found that patients with mCRPC had higher PSA response with enzalutamide vs abiraterone, but no difference in time to progression, and reported worse outcomes in those with quantifiable ctDNA.