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AstraZeneca's head and neck cancer treatment Imfinzi falls flat in Phase III trials

04:29 EST 7 Dec 2018 | Pharmafile

AstraZeneca’s immunotherapy treatment Imfinzi has failed to meet its primary goal in treating head and neck cancer in the Phase III EAGLE trial.

The Anglo-Swedish multinational’s drug did not improve overall survival compared with standard-of-care chemotherapy in patients with recurrent or metastatic head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) who experienced disease progression following platinum-based chemotherapy, regardless of their PD-L1 tumour status.

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