University of Colorado’s Online Screening for Rare Lung Cancer Subtypes Opens Door to New Kind of Clinical Trial

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The following piece is from the University of Colorado, where Dr. Camidge and some others there are leading a very novel trial for a small molecularly defined subgroup with specific biomarkers related to fibroblast growth factor receptor-1 (FGFR1) are potential candidates for a trial just launching now with the agent ponatinib, a tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) that hits many targets.  This is a new approach, trying to reach an audience of patients through the internet, and I'm hopeful it will succeed in giving patients a novel treatment opportunity and in moving research along faster.

Ongoing Great Panel Discussion from the Santa Monica Molecular Markers Webinar: Part 4

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Here's the next installment of the panel discussion on molecular markers from the webinar in Santa Monica with Drs. Charlie Rudin, Alice Shaw, David Spigel, and Glen Goss.  We continued our animated discussion on the promise as well as the pitfalls of broadening the use of molecular markers in routine practice of managing patients with advanced NSCLC.