Tafinlar Receives Breakthrough Therapy Designation for Lung Cancer

February 2014 Vol 7, No 1, Special Issue ASH 2013 Payers' Perspectives in Oncology - FDA Approvals, News & Updates

A few days after the approval of the combination of the 2 melanoma drugs, the FDA approved dabrafenib (Tafinlar) as a breakthrough therapy designation for lung cancer based on interim results from an ongoing phase 2 clinical trial. (January 13, 2014)

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