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June 3, 2020

ASCO 2020: The shifting paradigm in drug development: from tissue specific to tumour-agnostic

By Victoria Smith

Clinical ontology development has traditionally targeted cancer-dependent target identification; over the past two decades, a number of therapeutic modalities have been designed to target a vast array of molecular signatures in cancer. Elucidation of the genetic landscape of tissue-specific cancers allowed the establishment of mutation-specific targeted treatments, allowing realistic aspiration for targeted therapies customised to the particular genetic aberrations found in a patient’s tumour.

Earlier this year at ASCO 2020 exposed a shift away from this paradigm, particularly for targeting rare cancers, from tissue-specific to tissue-agnostic drug development. Read more here.

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