Results for new antibody drug in non-small cell lung cancer

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Published: 29 Sep 2013
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Prof Jean-Charles Soria - Institut Gustave Roussy, Villejuif, France

Prof Jean-Charles Soria presents the most up-to-date data from 85 patients with non-small cell lung cancer in a large, phase I clinical trial of an experimental drug called MPDL3280A, during a press conference at the 2013 European Cancer Conference (ECC 2013).

New results from a trial of an antibody that helps the immune system to recognise and attack cancer cells have shown particularly encouraging responses in patients who are smokers or former smokers.

 

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