Lung Cancer Canada (LCC) is seeking ROS1 positive non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients and caregivers who have past or present treatment experience with ENTRECTINIB to share their experiences. This information will be used to provide patient/caregiver input that will help in determining accessibility of this drug for lung cancer patients in Canada. LCC and … Continue reading ROS1DERS: You can help Canadian ROS1+ NSCLC patients gain access to entrectinib!
Dear Turning Point Therapeutics, Thank you so much for inviting me to speak to your employees about my personal ROS1 lung cancer story and the work of The ROS1ders. I truly appreciate your willingness to consider a patient perspective on ways to improve awareness of and access to biomarker testing and clinical trials for cancer patients. … Continue reading Thanks to ROS1ders’ Partner Turning Point Therapeutics
The second issue of our newsletter was released just over two weeks ago. For those who have missed it, you can grab it here : Ros1derings : August edition Contents include: A feature about Luna Okada, a 6.5 year ROS1der Some numbers about Xalkori use Fundraising updates Tips for traveling with stage 4 cancer An … Continue reading Ros1derings : August Edition
Yesterday the pan-Canadian Oncology Drug Review (pCODR) process gave a positive initial recommendation for first-line crizotinib for ROS1+ NSCLC based on clear phase 2 data & Real World Evidence. A randomized Phase 3 study was not required. This is an essential step towards getting crizotinib reimbursed for patients across Canada. This submission was led by … Continue reading pCODR recommends pan-Canadian crizotinib first-line for ROS1+ NSCLC
We’ve created a newsletter! This newsletter will become a quarterly communication tool for The ROS1ders. In this issue, Marisa Wittebort shares tips for contributing to the ROS1 tissue study, Bärbel Söhlke writes about ROS1 activities in Europe, Jeff Wynne details what his data base shows about ROS1 members, and Lisa Goldman offers a fundraising update. … Continue reading Announcing The ROS1ders newsletter “ROS1derings”
You’ve likely never heard the story of how three young women, who call themselves “ROS1ders” from a rare form of lung cancer they share, may be turning the nation’s 46-year-old war on cancer on its head. The women were diagnosed with a gene mutation called a ROS1 fusion. Read more here