STAT+: More lung cancer patients see tumor responses with Mirati’s KRAS combination treatment

Mirati Therapeutics said Monday that more than 60% of patients with lung cancer showed confirmed tumor responses when its experimental KRAS-blocking drug was added to Merck’s Keytruda immunotherapy.

While the study results are preliminary and derived from only eight patients, Mirati is hoping that a promising combination therapy in lung cancer will help narrow the competitive gap with its biggest rival, Amgen.

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