Lung cancer

Atezolizumab-based combination gets first line approval for metastatic NSCLC

The TGA has approved atezolizumab (Tecentriq) in combination with bevacizumab (Avastin), and chemotherapy (paclitaxel and carboplatin), for the first-line treatment of adult patients with metastatic non-squamous non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). The immunotherapy-chemotherapy combination is indicated for patients with EGFR mutant or ALK-positive NSCLC, after failure of appropriate targeted therapies. The new approval was based ...

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