Pfizer's targeted Xalkori outshines chemo in trial of untreated lung cancer patients | PharmaBoardroom
written on 26.03.2014
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Pfizer's targeted Xalkori outshines chemo in trial of untreated lung cancer patients

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Pfizer said its targeted cancer drug Xalkori trounced chemotherapy in a trial of previously untreated patients with a particular type of lung cancer. The study showed for the first time that up-front treatment with Xalkori staves off cancer growth better than other treatments in patients whose tumors test positive for ALK-gene abnormalities.

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