Lung cancer

Dual immunotherapy approved for NSCLC

The TGA has approved a dual immunotherapy regimen combined with limited chemotherapy for the frontline treatment of some advanced non-small cell lung cancers (NSCLC). The combination of nivolumab (Opdivo), a PD-1 inhibitor, plus ipilimumab (Yervoy), a CTLA-4 inhibitor, with two cycles of platinum-doublet chemotherapy received TGA registration last week following US FDA approval in May. ...

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