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T790M mutation

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AZ’s soon-to-be lung cancer blockbuster Tagrisso approved in Japan

AZ’s soon-to-be lung cancer blockbuster Tagrisso approved in Japan

Dave Fredrickson, Executive Vice President, Head of the Oncology Business Unit, AstraZeneca, said: “Tagrisso is already approved in Japan for the treatment of patients with EGFR T790M mutation-positive inoperable or ... Today’s approval moves the use

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  • AZ speeds first-line lung cancer filing for Tagrisso to EMA AZ speeds first-line lung cancer filing for Tagrisso to EMA

    Tagrisso has been growing fast in its approved indication as a second-line therapy for EGFR-positive NSCLC after patients develop resistance (the T790M mutation) and progress on Iressa or Tarceva, ... Conversely, others argue that this denies patients

  • AZ gets rapid approval in China for Tagrisso AZ gets rapid approval in China for Tagrisso

    Tagrisso (osimertinib) - a third-generation EGFR inhibitor - has been approved by the China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) as a second-line treatment for EGFR T790M mutation-positive metastatic non-small ... Last December, AZ reported head-to-head

  • AZ's Tagrisso beats chemotherapy in lung cancer trial AZ's Tagrisso beats chemotherapy in lung cancer trial

    to standard therapy in patients with T790M mutation-positive, locally-advanced or metastatic NSCLC. ... Tagrisso is a third-generation EGFR inhibitor and was the first drug to be approved to treat patients with metastatic EGFR T790M mutation-positive

  • Reformed Cancer Drugs Fund backs its first drug - AZ’s Tagrisso Reformed Cancer Drugs Fund backs its first drug - AZ’s Tagrisso

    In the meantime, the recently-relaunched CDF will give around 300 patients across England and Wales access to Tagrisso as a second-line treatment for advanced metastatic EGFR T790M mutation-positive ... This is the system working as it should.”.

  • FDA panel says no to quick approval of Clovis' rociletinib FDA panel says no to quick approval of Clovis' rociletinib

    Rociletinib is under review for the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients whose tumours are epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) positive and carry the T790M resistance mutation. ... T790M is the most commonly encountered and

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  • China: AstraZeneca’s new engine for growth and innovation China: AstraZeneca’s new engine for growth and innovation

    There is a good reason why Tagrisso was chosen for the fast track – the drug is for patients with epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) T790M mutation-positive non-small cell lung ... The EGFR mutation is particularly prevalent in Asian populations

  • Interview: AstraZeneca's Susan Galbraith Interview: AstraZeneca's Susan Galbraith

    resistance mechanisms for first and second generation inhibitors is the emergence of T790m, which basically switches on that same pathway again. ... Another development is AZD9291 – a drug which addresses the T790M mutation, which is a key resistance

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