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FDA Approves Atezolizumab Combo for Frontline TNBC

OncLive Staff
Published: Friday, Mar 08, 2019

The FDA has granted an accelerated approval to the frontline combination of atezolizumab (Tecentriq) plus nab-paclitaxel (Abraxane) for patients with unresectable locally advanced or metastatic PD-L1–positive triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC).

The accelerated approval of the atezolizumab combination in this setting is contingent on the results of a confirmatory trial.
Schmid P. IMpassion130: Results from a global, randomised, double-blind, phase 3 study of atezolizumab (atezo) + nab-paclitaxel (nab-P) vs placebo + nab-P in treatment-naive, locally advanced or metastatic triple-negative breast cancer (mTNBC). In: Proceedings from the 2018 ESMO Congress; October 19-23, 2018; Munich, Germany. Abstract LBA1_PR.

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