Tremelimumab Plus Durvalumab and Platinum-Based Chemotherapy Approved for Metastatic NSCLC

The FDA has approved tremelimumab (Imjudo®, AstraZeneca) in combination with durvalumab (Imfinzi®, AstraZeneca) and platinum-based chemotherapy for patients with metastatic non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) who have no sensitizing epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutation or anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK) genomic tumor aberrations. Tremelimumab is a fully human immune checkpoint inhibitor against CTLA-4. "Although some patient subsets, such as those with higher levels of tumor programm...

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