FDA approves first cancer treatment for any solid tumor with a specific genetic feature

By Newsroom America Feeds at 23 May 2017

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today granted accelerated approval to a treatment for patients whose cancers have a specific genetic feature (biomarker). This is the first time the agency has approved a cancer treatment based on a common biomarker rather than the location in the body where the tumor originated

https://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm560167.htm

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