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Roche’s Tecentriq shows survival benefit over chemotherapy as an initial treatment in NSCLC

Roche’s study met a goal, comparing a lung cancer therapy Tecentriq with cisplatin and pemetrexed as the initial monotherapy compared in advanced non-squamous and squamous non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) without ALK or EGFR mutations (Wild-Type or WT).

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Lilly soon seeks regulatory approval for RET fusion-positive NSCLC treatment

Eli Lilly’s test of oral selpercatinib monotherapy for the treatment of RET fusion-positive non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) saw a 68 percent objective response rate (ORR), and also showed that safety analysis of all 531 patients enrolled to LIBRETTO-001, selpercatinib was well-tolerated, with only 9 patients (1.7%) discontinuing therapy due to treatment-related toxicity.

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Merck’s KEYTRUDA® (pembrolizumab) Approved in China for First-Line Treatment of Metastatic Nonsquamous Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) in Combination with Chemotherapy

KEYTRUDA is First Anti-PD-1 Therapy to be Approved in Multiple Tumor Types in China KENILWORTH, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%24MRK&src=ctag" target="_blank"gt;$MRKlt;/agt; lt;a

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Mirati and BMS to combine sitravatinib and nivolumab for certain non-small cell lung cancer patients in Mirati’s expected Phase 3 trial

Mirati Therapeutics and Bristol-Myers Squibb will work together on evaluating the combination of sitravatinib and nivolumab (OPDIVO), in Mirati’s planned Phase 3 trial in second line non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients who have progressed following treatment with a platinum-based regimen and a checkpoint inhibitor.

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AstraZeneca’s cancer drug shows positive result in NSCLC treatment

AstraZeneca and its subsidiary MedImmune, have reported positive results for the Phase III PACIFIC trial, a randomised, double-blinded, placebo-controlled multi-centre trial of Imfinzi (durvalumab) as sequential treatment in patients with locally-advanced, unresectable (Stage III) non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) who had not progressed following standard platinum-based chemotherapy concurrent with radiation therapy.

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