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posted on 19.07.2021, 22:59 by Connie Kang

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Funding The preparation of this review was not supported by any external funding.

Authorship and Conflict of interest During the peer review process the manufacturer of the agent under review was offered an opportunity to comment on the article. Changes resulting from any comments received were made by the authors on the basis of scientific completeness and accuracy. Connie Kang is a salaried employee of Adis International Ltd/Springer Nature, and declares no relevant conflicts of interest. All authors contributed to the review and are responsible for the article content.

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Abstract

Infigratinib (TRUSELTIQTM), a fibroblast growth factor receptor (FGFR)-specific tyrosine kinase inhibitor, is being co-developed by QED Therapeutics and Helsinn for the treatment of cholangiocarcinoma, urothelial carcinoma and other FGFR-driven conditions. Infigratinib was recently approved in the USA for the treatment of previously treated, unresectable locally advanced or metastatic cholangiocarcinoma with a FGFR2 fusion or other rearrangement as detected by a test approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. This article summarizes the milestones in the development of infigratinib leading to this first approval for advanced cholangiocarcinoma.


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