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Doctors have reported that maintenance therapy using Sutent® (sunitinib) delays the time to cancer progression and improves survival in patients with extensive-stage small-cell lung cancer (SCLC). Novel PD-1 Inhibitor Opdivo Approved for Treatment of Lung Cancer
. Nivolumab’s effectiveness was established in a trial of 272 patients with metastatic squamous NSCLC and demonstrated a median overall survival improvement of 3.2 months compared to treatment with docetaxel. FDA Grants Breakthrough Therapy Designation for MPDL3280A, an anti-PDL1 Investigational Cancer Immunotherapy for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
MPDL3280A is an investigational monoclonal antibody designed to interfere with a protein called PD-L1.
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Lung Cancer Clinical Trials
INST0712C – A Phase I Protocol of Hydralazine and Valproic Acid in Advanced, Previously-Treated Lung Cancers
H3E-MC-JMHD – Randomized, Open-label, Phase 3 study of Pemetrexed plus Carboplatin and Bevacizumab versus Paclitaxel plus Carboplatin and Bevacizumab Followed by Maintenance Bevacizumab in Patients with Stage IIIB or IV Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
07-050 – A randomized, open-label, multinational phase III trial comparing amrubicin versus topotecan in patients with extensive or limited and sensitive or refractory small cell lung cancer (SCLC) after failure of first-line chemotherapy.