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Dr. Jack West is a medical oncologist and thoracic oncology specialist who is the Founder and previously served as President & CEO, currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Global Resource for Advancing Cancer Education (GRACE)

 

Is there a new, promising option for people with the most common mutation seen in lung cancer?
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Howard (Jack) West, MD

The report of the phase II randomized trial of MEK inhibitor selumetinib for KRAS mutation-positive NSCLC was just published in Lancet Oncology.  Here's my discussion of some of the highlights of this work and what this means.

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I'm hoping we'll have more information to update everyone on the developments in the story of MEK inhibitors for KRAS mutation-positive NSCLC, and perhaps also a broader population of patients with NSCLC, in the next year or two.

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