ASCO Reviewer Advises Genotyping to Improve Success for MEK-Inhibiting Cancer Drugs | GenomeWeb

Originally published June 6.

By Turna Ray

CHICAGO — In order to improve the chances that next-generation MEK inhibitors are commercialized for the treatment of melanoma and other solid tumors, researchers should take a more molecularly targeted approach by genotyping patients to stratify best responders to the drugs, a reviewer asserted at the American Society of Clinical Oncology's annual meeting here this week.

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