Immunotherapy Opdivo (Nivolumab) Approved for Chemo-Pretreated Advanced Squamous NSCLC

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It was a big day for the lung cancer world. After seeing the tantalizing promise of immunotherapy for lung cancer over the past 3 years, but outside of the range of routine clinical practice, the anti-PD1 antibody,  immune checkpoint inhibitor Opdivo (nivolumab) was approved by the FDA today for previously treated patients with advanced squamous NSCLC. This was just days after it was formally available for consideration and was based on the clear benefit demonstrated in the pivotal CHECKMATE 017 trial.

Dr. Sarah Goldberg: Will Our Gains in Targeted Therapies Be Generalizable to a Wider Range of Lung Cancers?

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Dr. Sarah Goldberg gives her view on more widespread availability of new mutation tests, provides her perspective on the likelihood that molecular oncology principles and targeted therapies will become more broadly applicable for other LC subtypes.

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Dr. David Spigel: Will Our Gains in Targeted Therapies Be Generalizable to a Wider Range of Lung Cancers?

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Dr. David Spigel gives his view on more widespread availability of new mutation tests, provides his perspective on the likelihood that molecular oncology principles and targeted therapies will become more broadly applicable for other lung cancer subtypes.

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