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Osimertinib Improves Survival in Advanced Lung Cancer with EGFR Mutations


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"Osimertinib (Tagrisso) improves survival in people with non-small cell lung cancer with EGFR mutations, updated clinical trial results show. People treated with osimertinib lived longer than those treated with earlier-generation EGFR-targeted drugs."

https://www.cancer.gov/news-events/cancer-currents-blog/2019/osimertinib-lung-cancer-improves-survival-flaura

"In the trial, dubbed FLAURA, patients with advanced NSCLC who received osimertinib as an initial treatment lived approximately 7 months longer than patients treated with erlotinib (Tarceva) or gefinitib (Iressa). And the survival improvement did not come at the cost of safety; the investigators saw no increase in serious side effects in people treated with osimertinib." 


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