Eli Lilly lung-cancer drug meets goal of Phase III study


Eli Lilly's (LLY +4%) Ramucirumab met the main goal of a Phase III study of patients with second-line non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) by improving survival rates compared with a placebo.

Ramucirumab and the placebo were administered in combination with the chemotherapy Docetaxel.

Ramucirumab also showed a statistically significant improvement in progression-free survival. (PR)

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  • Momintn
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    The progression-free survival was less than 2 months in gastric cancer. What is it for this treatment in lung cancer?
    http://bit.ly/1jbMq5q
    19 Feb 2014, 09:13 AM Reply Like
  • Running Loose
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    Very good point , need to be very astute with them.
    20 Feb 2014, 11:09 AM Reply Like
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