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Roche’s immunotherapy cancer drug given FDA approval

05:05 EDT 19 Oct 2016 | Pharmafile

Coming off the back of earlier positive news this month, Roche has revealed that their drug, Tecentriq, has been given FDA approval for treatment of metastatic non-small cell lung cancer. The figures released earlier this month showed that those taking the drug lived a median of 13.8 months, which worked out, on average, as 4.2 months longer than those being treated with chemotherapy.

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