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AACR 2018 /
Doubled survival in metastatic lung cancer with combination therapy

14th - 18th Apr 2018

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Published: 25.04.18
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Dr Leena Gandhi - NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, USA

Dr Gandhi speaks with ecancer at AACR 2018 about the outcomes of treating non-squamous non-small cell lung cancer with pembrolizumab and chemotherapy.

She discusses the response rates, overall survival and progression-free survival of 616 lung cancer patients whose tumours lacked EGFR or ALK mutations, 405 of whom received the trial combination.

These patients saw their overall risk of death reduced by 51%.

For more on these results, watch Dr Gandhi present the results to the conference in a press session.

Previous conferences: highlights

Founding partners

European Cancer Organisation European Institute of Oncology

Founding Charities

Foundazione Umberto Veronesi Fondazione IEO Swiss Bridge

Published by

ecancer Global Foundation