April 8, 2019
FDA Approves Atezolizumab for Extensive-Stage Small Cell Lung Cancer BookmarkEmma Shtivelman, PhD
“On March 18, 2019, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved atezolizumab (Tecentriq) in combination with carboplatin and etoposide for the first-line treatment of adult patients with extensive-stage small cell lung cancer.
Approval was based on the IMpower133 study, a randomized (1:1), multicenter, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial in 403 patients with extensive-stage small cell lung cancer who received no prior chemotherapy for extensive stage disease and had ECOG performance status 0 or 1.”
Go to full article published by The ASCO Post on March 19, 2019.
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