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BY Clayton Boldt, Ph.D.

In an analysis of three clinical trials, the targeted therapy larotrectinib resulted in a 79% overall response rate and median overall survival of 44.4 months in adult and pediatric patients with advanced cancers and NTRK gene fusions, regardless of cancer type. In contrast, those with other mutations in NTRK that were not gene fusions saw only a 1% overall response rate of median overall survival of just 10.7 months, highlighting the...

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BY Clayton Boldt, Ph.D.

A deep sequencing study of brain metastases from MD Anderson revealed many similarities but also distinct differences relative to the primary...

BY Ron Gilmore

An MD Anderson Phase I clinical trial demonstrated that a combination therapy using WNT974, a drug that targets the WNT pathway in cancer,...

BY Meagan Raeke

A Phase I chemoprevention clinical trial led by MD Anderson researchers found that naproxen, an over-the-counter anti-inflammatory drug, is safe to take daily and activates immune pathways in the colorectal mucosa of people living with Lynch syndrome.

The results were published July 8 in Gut and presented at the AACR Virtual Annual Meeting I (Poster CT111). Lynch syndrome is an inherited condition that increases a person’s...

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BY Lany Kimmons

Results from a clinical trial led by MD Anderson researchers showed that combining the immunotherapy checkpoint inhibitor drug durvalumab...

BY Jill Russell, Ph.D.

MD Anderson researchers have identified potential biomarkers for the response of high-grade serous ovarian cancers (HGSC) to surgical resection...