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NEW YORK – Chugai Pharmaceutical, a subsidiary of Roche, announced today that Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare has granted additional approval of Foundation Medicine's FoundationOne CDx Cancer Genomic Profile as a companion diagnostic for entrectinib (Roche's Rozlytrek), marketed in Japan by Chugai.

The drug is for treating neurotrophic tyrosine receptor kinase fusion-positive solid tumors. It is a ROS1/TRK inhibitor and has been approved for treating adult and pediatric patients with NTRK fusion-positive advanced and recurrent solid tumors.

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