August 29, 2018
The European Commission has approved the use of Novartis’s tisagenlecleucel (Kymriah) and Gilead’s axicabtagene ciloleucel (Yescarta), two chimeric antigen receptor T cell (CAR T) therapies, for certain cancer patients. This new class of therapies has been hailed as a breakthrough in cancer treatment, but cost is a sticking point. Just one day after the European Commission...
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When practicing precision oncology for multiple myeloma, clinicians currently match specific DNA mutations to the optimal targeted therapy. However, it may be time to think about incorporating genome-wide RNA profiles to better guide therapy. A new trial published in JCO Precision Oncologyfound that a comprehensive RNA and DNA sequencing platform may benefit late-stage and drug-resistant multiple...
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