Items Tagged ‘atezolizumab’

October 25th, 2016

Tecentriq® Improves NSCLC Survival Compared to Chemotherapy Regardless of PD-L1 Status

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Tecentriq® (atezolizumab) improves the outcomes of individuals with advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) according to the results of a pivotal clinical trial presented at the European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO) 2016 Annual Meeting this week. Tecentriq is an agent that stimulates the immune system to recognize and mount an immune attack against cancer […]

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Tags: 2016, atezolizumab, BTD, ESMO, General Lung Cancer, Lung Cancer, Lung Cancer - Non-Small Cell, monoclonal antibody, News, nsclc, PD-L1, Recurrent Lung Cancer - Non-Small Cell


June 8th, 2016

Tecentriq® Approved for Bladder Cancer

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The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Tecentriq (atezolizumab) for the treatment of bladder cancer. Atezolizumab is an immunotherapy agent referred to as a PD-1/PD-L1 inhibitor, and is the first agent in this class to be approved for the treatment of bladder cancer. Urothelial carcinoma (formerly known as transitional cell carcinoma) is […]

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Tags: atezolizumab, Bladder Cancer, inhibitor, News, PD-1, PD-L1, Stage IV/Metastatic Bladder Cancer, Tecentriq, urothelial carcinoma


June 8th, 2016

Tecentriq® Effective as Initial Therapy in Advanced Bladder Cancer

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The immunotherapy agent Tecentriq® (atezolizumab) provides anti-cancer activity when used as initial therapy among patients with advanced bladder cancer who are not able to tolerate standard therapy. These results were recently presented at the 2016 annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). Bladder cancer will be diagnosed in approximately 77,000 people in […]

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Tags: advanced, atezolizumab, Bladder Cancer, elderly, immunotherapy Tecentriq, News, smokers, Stage IV/Metastatic Bladder Cancer, urothlial carcinoma


January 21st, 2016

Atezolizumab Provides Long-Lasting Anti-Cancer Responses in Advanced Bladder Cancer

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The immunotherapeutic agent, atezolizumab, which is still in investigative stages, provides high rates of anti-cancer responses among patients with advanced bladder cancer. These results were recently presented at the 2016 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO GU). Urothelial carcinoma (formerly known as transitional cell carcinoma) is a cancer involving parts […]

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Tags: atezolizumab, Bladder Cancer, News, urothelial carcinoma


January 7th, 2016

Atezolizumab Plus Abraxane Promising New Treatment for Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

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The investigative agent, atezolizumb, in addition to the chemotherapy agent, Abraxane (nab-paclitaxel), provides high anti-cancer responses among patients with triple-negative breast cancer. These results were recently presented at the 2015 annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium. Approximately 10-20% of breast cancers are referred to as triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC). These types of cancers are both […]

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Tags: abraxane, atezolizumab, Breast Cancer, News, tnbc, Triple Negative Breast Cancer