Deciphera Plans Ripretinib NDA Filing For Q1 2020 On Phase III GIST Data
CEO Steve Hoerter sees best-in-class potential for the drug based on both efficacy and safety in the fourth-line gastrointestinal stromal tumor setting, with the INVICTUS trial having positive readthrough to the ongoing Phase III INTRIGUE study in second-line GIST.
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