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Novartis’ Zykadia ASCEND-4 Study Close But No Cigar In NSCLC

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The presentation of the full data from Novartis’ ASCEND-4 study of Zykadia show decent efficacy in first-line NSCLC but are unlikely to be enough to overcome doctors’ caution over its tolerability profile, especially with rival Alecensa snapping at its heels.

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