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Loxo Oncology (Nasdaq:LOXO), a biopharmaceutical company innovating the development of highly selective medicines for patients with genetically defined cancers, and Bayer AG, Germany, today announced a publication in the February 22nd issue of the New England Journal of Medicine for larotrectinib in the treatment of pediatric and adult patients whose tumors harbor tropomyosin receptor kinase (TRK) gene fusions. …

Loxo Oncology (Nasdaq:LOXO), a biopharmaceutical company innovating the development of highly selective medicines for patients with genetically defined cancers, and Bayer AG, Germany, today announced a publication in the February 22nd issue of the New England Journal of Medicine for larotrectinib in the treatment of pediatric and adult patients whose tumors harbor tropomyosin receptor kinase (TRK) gene fusions.

As quoted in the press release:

“Ongoing treatment with larotrectinib continues to demonstrate striking and durable efficacy coupled with minimal side effects, across a diverse patient population,” said David Hyman, M.D., the NAVIGATE global principal investigator, chief of the Early Drug Development service at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and senior author of the NEJM paper. “The efficacy of larotrectinib warrants screening for TRK fusions alongside other actionable targets in patients of all ages with advanced solid tumors.”

Click here to read the full press release.

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