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Roche’s tumor-agnostic drug receives first approval globally in Japan following an expedited review, giving the Swiss group a lead over its rival in this market. But sales may be limited.
Lim, CEO of Ignyta when it was sold to Roche earlier this year, has moved on to the start-up Erasca with $42m in Series A venture cash to develop "precision oncology" drugs.
Roche’s investigational non-small cell lung cancer candidate entrectinib has shown to reduce tumors in people with ROS1-positive NSCLC, including those whose disease had spread to the central nervous system, differentiating it from potential competitors.
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