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FDA Approves Higher-Dose Tablet of Brigatinib for NSCLC

Jason M. Broderick @jasoncology
Published: Tuesday, Oct 03, 2017

The FDA has approved a supplemental new drug application for the use of 180-mg tablets of brigatinib (Alunbrig) for the treatment of patients with non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).

Takeda, the manufacturer of brigatinib, reported in a press release that updated data from the ALTA trial will be presented at the 18th World Conference on Lung Cancer, being held October 15 to 18 in Yokohama, Japan.
Kim D-W, Tiseo M, Ahn M-J, et al. Brigatinib (BRG) in patients (pts) with crizotinib (CRZ)-refractory ALK+ non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC): First report of efficacy and safety from a pivotal randomized phase (ph) 2 trial (ALTA). J Clin Oncol. 2016;34 (suppl; abstr 9007).

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