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FDA Approves Companion Diagnostic to identify NTRK fusions in solid tumors for Vitrakvi

26 Oct 2020 9:48 AM | Nathan Strunk (Administrator)

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the next-generation sequencing (NGS)-based FoundationOne CDx test (Foundation Medicine, Inc.) as a companion diagnostic to identify fusions in neurotrophic receptor tyrosine kinase (NTRK) genes, NTRK1, NTRK2, and NTRK3, in DNA isolated from tumor tissue specimens from patients with solid tumors eligible for treatment with larotrectinib (VITRAKVI, Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals, Inc.). Read full press release.

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