The EGFR C797S mutation is the most common on-target resistance mechanism to osimertinib in patients with advanced non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Currently there are no effective treatment options for patients with NSCLC harboring EGFR C797S triple mutants (Del19/T790M/C797S and L858R/T790M/C797S). Herein, we report an orally bioavailable EGFR PROTAC, HJM-561, which selectively degrades the EGFR C797S-containing triple mutants. HJM-561 potently inhibits the proliferation of Del19/T790M/C797S and L858R/T790M/C797S Ba/F3 cells while sparing cells expressing wild-type EGFR. Oral administration of HJM-561 shows robust antitumor activity in EGFR Del19/T790M/C797S-driven Ba/F3 CDX and PDX models that were resistant to osimertinib treatment. Taken together, our results suggest that HJM-561 is a promising therapeutic option for overcoming EGFR triple mutation-mediated drug resistance in NSCLC.

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