Items Tagged ‘Imfinzi’

May 30th, 2017

Imfinzi Improves Outcomes for Patients With Stage III Non Small Cell Lung Cancer

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Positive results for the PACIFIC clinical trial evaluating the novel precision medicine, Imfinzi (durvalumab) as sequential treatment in patients with Stage III non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) who had not progressed following standard platinum-based chemotherapy concurrent with radiation therapy have been reported.1 Lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer-related deaths worldwide. In the United States, […]

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Tags: durvalumab, Imfinzi, Lung Cancer - Non-Small Cell, News, nsclc, precision medicine, Stage III non-small cell lung cancer


May 11th, 2017

FDA Approves Imfinzi for Treatment of Urothelial Cancer

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The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today granted accelerated approval to Imfinzi (durvalumab) for the treatment of patients with locally advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma who have disease progression during or following platinum-containing chemotherapy or who have disease progression within 12 months of treatment with that chemotherapy. Bladder cancer is the most common type […]

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Tags: Bladder Cancer, durvalumab, Imfinzi, immunotherapy, News, PD-1, urothelial carcinoma