Impact of Smoking on Response to the First-Line Treatment of Advanced ALK-Positive Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: A Bayesian Network Meta-Analysis

29 views | Jun 05 2022

Kehai Lin et al. thought that lorlatinib in never-smokers and low-dose alectinib in smokers could be considered optimal first-line therapy for advanced ALK-positive NSCLC. [Read the Full Post]

A Combination of Cytokine-Induced Killer Cells With PD-1 Blockade and ALK Inhibitor Showed Substantial Intrinsic Variability Across Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Cell Lines

38 views | Jun 03 2022

Yutao Li et al. supported the idea that combination therapies offer significant potential when they are optimized on a patient-by-patient basis. [Read the Full Post]

Complete and durable response to crizotinib in a patient with malignant pleural mesothelioma harboring CD74-ROS1 fusion

51 views | Jun 02 2022

Xuehua Xie et al. described a case of MPM with CD74-ROS1 fusion who obtained complete and durable response after receiving crizotinib. [Read the Full Post]

Proton pump inhibitors may reduce the efficacy of ribociclib and palbociclib in metastatic breast cancer patients based on an observational study

52 views | May 09 2022

Kadir Eser et al. found that concomitant usage of PPIs was associated with shorter PFS in mBC treated with both ribociclib and especially palbociclib. [Read the Full Post]

Iguratimod Inhibits Skin Fibrosis by regulating TGF-β1/Smad Signaling Pathway in Systemic Sclerosis

98 views | Apr 22 2022

Xi Xie et al. indicated T614 inhibited dermal fibroblasts activation and skin fibrosis at least partly by regulating TGF-β1/smad pathway in experimental SSc models and might be a promising therapeutic agent for SSc. [Read the Full Post]

Insulin-like signaling promotes limb regeneration in the Chinese mitten crab (Eriocheir sinensis)

122 views | Mar 20 2022

Ju Li et al. identified a conserved insulin-like receptor in E. sinensis, and provided new evidence for the involvement of ILS in the regulation of limb autotomy and regeneration in crustaceans. [Read the Full Post]

Detection of gene mutations and gene-gene fusions in circulating cell-free DNA of glioblastoma patients: an avenue for clinically relevant diagnostic analysis

353 views | Dec 11 2021

Vikrant Palande et al. found that new avenues for precision medicine in GBM, using non-invasive liquid biopsy diagnostics to assess personalized patient profiles. Moreover, repeated detection of druggable targets over the course of the disease may provide real-time information on the evolving molecular landscape of the tumour. [Read the Full Post]

Detection of gene mutations and gene-gene fusions in circulating cell-free DNA of glioblastoma patients: an avenue for clinically relevant diagnostic analysis

356 views | Dec 10 2021

Vikrant Palande et al. suggested that integrated analysis of cfDNA plasma concentration, gene mutations and gene-gene fusions could serve as a diagnostic modality for distinguishing GBM patients who might benefit from targeted therapy. [Read the Full Post]

Translational Strategies for Repotrectinib in Neuroblastoma

498 views | Nov 14 2021

Tara J O'Donohue et al. demonstrated that repotrectinib had antitumor activity in genotypically diverse neuroblastoma models. [Read the Full Post]

Molecular Characteristics of Repotrectinib That Enable Potent Inhibition of TRK Fusion Proteins and Resistant Mutations

576 views | Nov 14 2021

Brion W Murray et al. thought that repotrectinib was the most potent inhibitor of wild-type TRKA/B/C fusions and was more potent than selitrectinib against all tested resistance mutations. [Read the Full Post]