As the weather heats up in the western hemisphere, the temperatures are not the only thing increasing…

In Pharmaland, the oncology space traditionally sees either interesting new data published or a spate of post American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) filings. The summer doldrums often give way to a faster pace in the fall.

Screen Shot 2015-07-06 at 9.50.04 AMOne thing we have been following over the last two years is the T790M race to market in EGFR mutant lung cancer. Clovis Oncology announced last week that they have begun their rolling NDA submission for rociletinib (CO–1686), but what about their keen rival, AstraZeneca with AZD9291?

The company presented new data for AZD9291 jn the EGFR mutant lung cancer upfront setting, but no formal announcement was made about the regulatory status.

There are some potentially interesting new developments to report here, though.

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