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Front-line atezolizumab improves overall survival in advanced NSCLC

6 monthes ago   |   By Healio

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. - Patients who received atezolizumab as first-line monotherapy for metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer showed significant improvement in overall survival, according to phase 3 interim overall survival analysis data of the IMpower 110 trial presented at Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer Annual Meeting.
The study met its primary end point of significantly improved overall survival for patients whose tumors expressed higher levels of PD-L1 and received atezolizumab monotherapy compared with platinum-based chemotherapy.
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