Emerging Scientific Platforms
As the understanding of oncology progresses, it has become clear that the fight against cancer requires innovation from many angles. With a multifaceted approach to research and development, Genentech is investigating a broad range of antitumor modalities, including individualized neoantigen specific therapy, innovative bispecific antibodies, and novel antibody drug conjugates.
In the continued pursuit of truly personalized medicine, Genentech aims to improve specificity across all development platforms, to further identify the right approach for the right patient, and to transform the way cancer is treated in areas of unmet clinical need.
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