ROS1 Fusions Rarely Overlap with Other Oncogenic Drivers in Non–Small Cell Lung CancerChromosomal rearrangements involving the gene ROS1 define a distinct molecular subset of NSCLCs with sensitivity to ROS1 inhibitors. Recent reports have suggested a significant overlap between ROS1 fusions and other oncogenic driver alterations, including mutations in EGFR and KRAS.
Intracranial Activity of Cabozantinib in MET Exon 14–Positive NSCLC with Brain MetastasesA significant portion of NSCLCs with MET proto-oncogene, receptor tyrosine kinase gene (MET) exon 14 skipping alterations are sensitive to small-molecule mesenchymal-epithelial transition tyrosine kinase inhibitors. However, the incidence and management of brain metastases in this molecular subset is unknown and represents an unmet clinical need.
Emergence of Preexisting MET Y1230C Mutation as a Resistance Mechanism to Crizotinib in NSCLC with MET Exon 14 SkippingMET proto-oncogene, receptor tyrosine kinase gene exon 14 skipping (METex14) alterations represent a unique subset of oncogenic drivers in NSCLC. Preliminary clinical activity of crizotinib against METex14-positive NSCLC has been reported. The full spectrum of resistance mechanisms to crizotinib in METex14-positive NSCLC remains to be identified.
Characterization of 298 Patients with Lung Cancer Harboring MET Exon 14 Skipping AlterationsThe hepatocyte growth factor receptor gene (MET) exon 14 skipping (METex14) has recently been described a potential driver alteration in lung cancer targetable by mesenchymal-to-epithelial transition factor (MET) tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs).