Phase I study of novel anti-cancer drug uses tumour mRNA expression to identify responders

The first-in-human dose escalation study of the pan-FGFR (fibroblast growth factor receptor) inhibitor BAY 1163877 in patients with treatment-refractory locally advanced or metastatic solid tumours were reported today at the ESMO 2016 Congress in Copenhagen. The novel compound uses messenger RNA (mRNA) in tumours to identify patients who will respond. (Mehr in: Cancer News — ScienceDaily)