AstraZeneca’s Imfinzi (durvalumab) Receives NMPA’s Approval for Unresectable Stage III Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

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  • The approval is based on P-III PACIFIC study assessing Imfinzi vs PBO in 713 ‘all-comer’ patients (regardless of PD-L1 status) with unresectable, Stage III, LA NSCLC whose disease had not progressed following concurrent platinum-based CRT
  • The P-III PACIFIC study results: improvement in OS and PFS; 32% reduction in risk of death; mPFS (16.8 vs 5.6mos.)
  • Imfinzi (durvalumab) is a mAb targeting PD-L1, blocking the interaction of PD-L1 with PD-1 and CD80, approved in 54 countries for stage III NSCLC following CRT

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