Is Myeloma Development Associated With Blood Type?
ABO blood groups may play a role in the development and outcomes of multiple myeloma, according to new data published in the Magazine of European Medical Oncology. A research team from Antalya Training and Research Hospital in Antalya, Turkey, conducted a retrospective, observational study to examine the relationship between blood type and development and clinical outcomes for this disease.
Dr. Camidge Discusses Launch of Phase 2 Trial Evaluating RAF/MEK Inhibitor in NSCLC
Verastem Oncology recently announced the initiation of the second phase 2 registration-directed clinical trial from its RAMP (Raf And Mek Program). The study, RAMP 202, will evaluate VS-6766 (RAF/MEK inhibitor), alone and in combination with its FAK inhibitor (defactinib), for patients with KRAS-G12V mutant non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Ross Camidge, MD, PhD, Director of Thoracic Oncology at the University of Colorado School of Medicineand Universityof Colorado Cancer Center, and Andrew Koustenis, Global Program Leader, Verastem Oncology, talked about the launch of the trial in an interview with DocWire News.