Keytruda approved for combination lung cancer therapy
NICE has issued a Final Appraisal Determination that recommends the use of Pfizer’s Xalkori (crizotinib) in England under the Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF) for patients with ROS1-positive advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
Roche has announced that its phase 3 IMpower130 study met its co-primary endpoints of overall survival and progression-free survival in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
AstraZeneca’s immunotherapy Imfinzi has gained US approval in an important new earlier treatment setting for lung cancer patients.
Just as it looked like Bristol Myers Squibb might never catch up with its rivals in frontline lung cancer treatment, the company has achieved success in a new combination.
Robert Iannone, AstraZeneca’s head of immune-oncology research, on the unpredictable immunotherapy market.