Phase II Study Shows ER/PR Status, Not PIK3CA Mutations, May ID Responders to PI3K Inhibitor | GenomeWeb

SAN ANTONIO – If Genentech's phosphatidylinositide 3-kinase (PI3K) inhibitor pictilisib is advanced in later stage clinical trials, then further research is warranted investigating the response of breast cancer patients whose tumors are estrogen receptor (ER)- and progesterone receptor (PR)-positive, according to investigators involved in the Phase II FERGI study.

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