FDA Approves First Therapy for Patients with Lung and Thyroid Cancers with a Certain Genetic Mutation or Fusion

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“Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Retevmo (selpercatinib) capsules to treat three types of tumors ā€“ non-small cell lung cancer, medullary thyroid cancer and other types of thyroid cancers ā€“ in patients whose tumors have an alteration (mutation or fusion) in a specific gene (RET or “rearranged during transfection”). Retevmo is the first therapy approved specifically for cancer patients with the RET gene alterations.”

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