Basilea Pharmaceutica has started the phase 1/2 study, FIDES-03, along with the FGFR inhibitor derazantinib. The research is assessing derazantinib in people suffering from advanced gastric cancer along with FGFR genetic abnormality. Derazantinib is reported to be evaluated as monotherapy coupled with extra cancer treatments; for example, Roche’s PD-L1 checkpoint inhibitor, atezolizumab.
The Chief Medical Officer of Basilea, Dr. Marc Engelhardt stated that their development strategy for derazantinib focuses on solidifying the clinical evidence on the difference against other FGFR inhibitors. Derazantinib’s exceptional kinase inhibition profile results from prec