ALK+ NSCLC: alectinib tops crizotinib in head-to-head trial

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Takeaway
  • Treatment with alectinib (Alecensa) resulted in superior PFS compared with crizotinib (Xalkori) in ALK inhibitor-naive patients with ALK-positive NSCLC.
Why this matters
  • These findings could potentially change the standard of care for the first-line treatment of ALK-positive NSCLC.
Study...