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Combination therapy doubles survival in metastatic lung cancer

20:00 EDT 15 Apr 2018 | AAAS

(NYU Langone Health / NYU School of Medicine) The immunotherapy drug pembrolizumab, combined with chemotherapy, doubles survival in patients with non-squamous non-small cell lung cancer (NSNSCLC) lacking genetic changes in the EGFR or ALK genes, when compared to chemotherapy alone, according to an international, Phase III clinical trial.

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