Atezolizumab Immunotherapy Is Withdrawn From FDA-Approval Process - Metastatic Breast Cancer Trial Talk

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Atezolizumab (Tecentriq®) was the first FDA-approved immunotherapy for treating locally advanced or metastatic triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC). It is for treating breast cancer that tests positive for PD-L1 and is given along with the chemotherapy Abraxane® (nab-paclitaxel).

In March 2019, the FDA granted accelerated approval to atezolizumab based on Phase 3 IMpassion130 trial. Those trial results showed that atezolizumab improved progression-free survival for MBC patients. 

This accelerated approval, however, was contingent on the results of the follow-up IMpassion131 trial. Unfortunately, IMpassion131 failed to show statistically meaningful survival benefits for people with metastatic TNBC when given atezolizumab. 

Read the following articles to understand what has happened with Tecentriq® (Atezolizumab) and find trials studying how immunotherapy can help people with MBC. 

Recent Update about Atezolizumab
Clinical Trials for Immunotherapy



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