Sandra Horning, MD
The European Commission has approved atezolizumab (Tecentriq) for use in combination with carboplatin and etoposide for the frontline treatment of adult patients with extensive-stage small cell lung cancer, according to Roche (Genentech) the developer of the PD-L1 inhibitor.1
- European Commission approves Roche’s Tecentriq in combination with chemotherapy for the initial treatment of people with extensive-stage small cell lung cancer. Roche. Published September 6, 2019. Accessed September 6, 2019. https://bit.ly/2k7Xtbi.
- Liu S, Mansfield A, Szczesna S, et al. IMpower 133: primary PFS, OS and safety in a ph1/3 study of 1L atezolizumab + carboplatin + etoposide in extensive-stage SCLC. Presented at: the IASLC 19th World Conference on Lung Cancer; September 23-26, 2018; Toronto, Canada. Abstract PL02.07.
- Liu S, Mansfield A, Szczesna S, et al. First-Line atezolizumab plus chemotherapy in extensive-stage small-cell lung cancer. N Eng J Med. 2018;doi:10.1056/NEJMoa1809064.
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