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Comment: It is essential to identify the BRCA gene in pancreatic cancer patients allowing them to be treated with an oral agent

31st May - 4th Jun 2019

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Published: 02.06.19
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Dr Suzanne Cole - UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, USA

Dr Suzanne Cole comments on data, during a press conference at the 2019 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting, from the Polo trial.

This was a phase III randomised trial in which olaparib was administered to patients with BRCA-related pancreatic cancer who had not progressed after initial chemotherapy and compared with placebo.

Watch Dr Kindler's press conference here, and interview here

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