New treatment news for anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK)-positive advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)
Senior woman with lung cancer during medical visit

FDA Grants Lorlatinib Breakthrough Designation for NSCLC: “This regulatory designation recognizes the potential for lorlatinib to provide an important treatment option for patients with ALK-positive NSCLC whose cancers have progressed despite treatment,” Mace Rothenberg, MD, chief development officer, Oncology, Pfizer Global Product Development, said in a release. “Pfizer’s rapid development of lorlatinib reflects a commitment to developing biomarker-driven therapies to meet the evolving needs of patients.” – See more at: http://www.onclive.com/web-exclusives/fda-grants-lorlatinib-breakthrough-designation-for-nsclc#sthash.bKybTfQs.dpuf

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