Deciphera’s Qinlock Hits GIST Roadblock With Phase III Failure
The drug remains likely to get approval in Europe, but for now stuck in fourth-line treatment. The company’s pipeline lacks other near-term catalysts.
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Qinlock (ripretinib), approved as the US FDA rejected Blueprint Medicines’ Ayvakit (avapritinib) in the same indication, is priced on par with the rival drug cleared in January for a narrower GIST use.