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Profile Name RET S891A
Gene Variant Detail

RET S891A (gain of function)

Relevant Treatment Approaches RET Inhibitor


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Molecular Profile Indication/Tumor Type Response Type Therapy Name Approval Status Evidence Type Efficacy Evidence References
RET S891X thyroid gland medullary carcinoma not applicable N/A Guideline Risk Factor Germline RET S891X mutations result in multiple endocrine neoplasia, type 2A (MEN 2A), which is associated with increased risk of developing thyroid medullary carcinoma ( detail...
RET mutant thyroid gland medullary carcinoma sensitive Selpercatinib FDA approved Actionable In a Phase I/II trial (LIBRETTO-001) that supported FDA approval, Retevmo (selpercatinib) treatment resulted in an objective response rate (ORR) of 69% (38/55), with five complete and 33 partial responses, in adult and pediatric patients of 12 years and older with medullary thyroid cancer harboring RET mutations who were previously treated, while patients who had not been previously treated demonstrated an ORR of 73% (64/88), with ten complete and 54 partial responses (PMID: 32846061; NCT03157128). detail... 32846061
RET mutant lung non-small cell carcinoma unknown unspecified immune checkpoint inhibitor Clinical Study - Cohort Actionable In a retrospective clinical study, patients with non-small cell lung cancer harboring rare targetable drivers (RTD) (BRAF, ERBB2/3, RET, MET, ROS1, NTRK) who received immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICI) achieved longer median overall survival (mOS) (32 vs 13 mo, p=0.01) compared to those who did not receive ICI, mOS was 44.9 mo in a patient harboring RET mutation, although RTD type was not associated with OS in a univariate analysis (PMID: 30268448). 30268448
RET mutant Advanced Solid Tumor sensitive Ponatinib Preclinical - Cell line xenograft Actionable In a preclinical study, Iclusig (ponatinib) inhibited proliferation of cancer cell lines harboring RET mutations in cultured and in cell line xenograft models (PMID: 23526464). 23526464
RET mutant cancer sensitive Sorafenib Preclinical Actionable In a preclinical study, Nexavar (sorafenib) inhibited wild-type RET and RET mutations to prevent cell proliferation in cell culture (PMID: 17664273). 17664273
RET mutant thyroid gland medullary carcinoma sensitive Everolimus Phase II Actionable In a Phase II clinical trial, Afinitor (everolimus) treatment resulted in stable disease in 71% (5/7) of medullary thyroid cancer patients, including patients harboring RET mutations, with median progression-free survival of 33 weeks (PMID: 26294908). 26294908
RET mutant thyroid gland medullary carcinoma sensitive Cabozantinib Phase III Actionable In a Phase III trial, Cometriq (cabozantinib) treatment resulted in improved progression free survival (60 vs 20 weeks) compared to placebo in thyroid medullary carcinoma patients harboring RET mutations (PMID: 27525386). 27525386
RET mutant thyroid gland medullary carcinoma sensitive Pralsetinib FDA approved Actionable In a Phase I/II trial (ARROW) that supported FDA approval, Gavreto (pralsetinib) treatment was well-tolerated, and resulted in an overall response rate (ORR) of 65% (51/79, 5% complete response, 59% partial response) in patients with advanced or metastatic medullary thyroid cancer harboring RET mutations, ORR was 60% (32/53) in patients with prior therapies and 74% (14/19) in treatment-naive patients (Ann Oncol. Vol 31, Supplement 4, S1084, Sep 1, 2020; NCT03037385). detail... detail...
RET mutant colorectal cancer sensitive Ponatinib Preclinical Actionable In a preclinical study, Iclusig (ponatinib) demonstrated efficacy in RET mutant positive colorectal cancer cell lines (PMID: 23811235). 23811235
RET mutant pheochromocytoma predicted - sensitive Sunitinib Case Reports/Case Series Actionable In a Phase II trial (SNIPP), a patient with pheochromocytoma harboring a germline RET mutation achieved a partial response to treatment with Sutent (sunitinib), and demonstrated a 64% reduction in tumor volume and remained on treatment for over 7 years (PMID: 31105270). 31105270
RET act mut lung non-small cell carcinoma sensitive Ponatinib Preclinical - Cell culture Actionable In a preclinical study, Iclusig (ponatinib) inhibited RET phosphorylation and reduced viability of non-small cell lung cancer cells with RET activating mutations (Cancer Res April 15, 2013 73; 2084). detail...
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