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Bridge Biotherapeutics Files Investigational New Drug Application for BBT-176, an EGFR TKI for NSCLC

*December 2019* SEONGNAM, South Korea, Dec. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridge Biotherapeutics Inc., a clinical stage biotech company headquartered in Seongnam, South Korea, announced that the company filed an Investigational New Drug (IND) application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) in Korea to initiate…
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January 18, 2020
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Revisiting Chemo in EGFR-Mutant NSCLC

*December 2019* Adding chemotherapy to a targeted agent doubled progression-free survival (PFS) for patients with advanced EGFR-mutant non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), according to two randomized trials. A phase III trial from India showed that median PFS increased from 8 months with the EGFR inhibitor gefitinib (Iressa) to 16 months with gefitinib…
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January 18, 2020
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Dana-Farber Cancer Institute to Establish Chen-Huang Center for EGFR Mutant Lung Cancers

*January 2020* Dana-Farber Cancer Institute will create the Chen-Huang Center for EGFR (epidermal growth factor receptor) Mutant Lung Cancers to stimulate research, promote clinical trials, and strengthen the Institute’s capabilities for studying and treating lung cancer. The Chen-Huang Center is being established with a $5 million gift from Winston Chen,…
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January 18, 2020
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Project PRIORITY: Why it matters to the EGFR-positive lung cancer community

*December 2019* Project PRIORITY (Patient Reported Initiative On Resistance, Incidence, Treatment studY), is a collaboration between LUNGevity Foundation and the EGFR Resisters—a grassroots, patient-driven community dedicated exclusively to changing EGFR-positive lung cancer into a manageable chronic disease. Goal of Project PRIORITY To understand unmet needs of the EGFR-positive lung cancer…
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December 20, 2019
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New Clinical Trials

*November 2019* Phase II progression on any TKI with a new 3rd generation TKI, lazertinib. Location: Montefiore/Einstein in NYC. More information. The JNJ-372 (or JJNJ-61186372) was recently updated with the addition of Lazertinib as one of its arms to be given in combo with JNJ-372 drug or separately and is/or…
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November 8, 2019