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Oncology: Tissue-Agnostic Indications Advance Under US FDA's Breakthrough Umbrella

Executive Summary

Merck's Keytruda may not be only oncologic with indication for cancer patients defined by molecular signature, not tissue of origin, for long: Ignyta's entrectinib and Loxo Oncology's larotrectinib are positioned for breakthrough-designated tissue-agnostic NDA submissions in NTRK fusion-positive cancers in 2018.

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