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Chasing Blueprint, Deciphera Plans FDA Filing for GI Cancer Drug

4 days ago   |   By Xconomy

Deciphera Pharmaceuticals this morning announced plans to seek FDA approval of a cancer medicine that treats a deadly type of tumor that forms in the gastrointestinal tract. The Deciphera drug, ripretinib, hit its main goal in a Phase 3 trial, INVICTUS, in 129 patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumors who have failed at least three treatments. Ripretinib kept tumors from spreading-what's known as progression-free survival-for a median of 6.3 months , compared to a median of 1 month for placebo patients. GIST patients on Deciphera's drug were...
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Deciphera soars as phase 3 cancer data tee up FDA filing

Deciphera soars as phase 3 cancer data tee up FDA filing

5 days ago   |   By Fierce Biotech

A phase 3 trial of Deciphera's ripretinib in gastrointestinal stromal tumors has hit its primary endpoint. The data sparked a surge in the company's stock price, even though details of the results leave scope to question ripretinib's prospects.
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World Biotechnology Congress 2019

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World Biotechnology Congress 2019

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