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Dr. Philippe Ruszniewski on NETTER-1 Study Results

Philippe Ruszniewski, MD
Published: Saturday, Sep 26, 2015



Philippe Ruszniewski, MD, Professor of Gastroenterology, Chief of Division of Gastroenterology and Pancreatology, University of Paris VII, Beaujon Hospital, discusses the results of the phase III NETTER-1 study.

The study, which investigated the use of 177-Lu-Dotatate (Lutathera) in patients with inoperable, progressive, somatostatin receptor positive midgut neuroendocrine tumors (NETs), met its primary endpoint, demonstrating a statistically significant and clinically meaningful increase in progression-free survival for 177-Lu-Dotatate versus a double dose of octreotide (Sandostatin LAR). 

There are not many options for patients with neuroendocrine tumors, so these results are exciting, says Ruszniewski.

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Philippe Ruszniewski, MD, Professor of Gastroenterology, Chief of Division of Gastroenterology and Pancreatology, University of Paris VII, Beaujon Hospital, discusses the results of the phase III NETTER-1 study.

The study, which investigated the use of 177-Lu-Dotatate (Lutathera) in patients with inoperable, progressive, somatostatin receptor positive midgut neuroendocrine tumors (NETs), met its primary endpoint, demonstrating a statistically significant and clinically meaningful increase in progression-free survival for 177-Lu-Dotatate versus a double dose of octreotide (Sandostatin LAR). 

There are not many options for patients with neuroendocrine tumors, so these results are exciting, says Ruszniewski.

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