Alunbrig (brigatinib) approved in Europe for another type of lung cancer

Last updated: 01 November 2019

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Alunbrig (brigatinib) has been approved by the European Commission for the treatment of adult patients with ALK-positive non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) who were previously treated with another lung cancer medicine.

In a clinical trial, patients showed 56% positive response rate and survived for 34 months on average when treated with 180-mg dose of brigatinib. Jesús Gómez-Navarro, MD, vice president, Head of Oncology Clinical Research and Development, Takeda stated, “The European Commission’s decision to approve Alunbrig for patients with ALK-positive NSCLC is a significant advancement for European patients impacted by this life-threatening disease.”

For more information see the full article at Once Live.