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Sep 10, 2012
 |  BC Week In Review  |  Clinical News  |  Clinical Results

Alimta Pemetrexed: Phase III data

The open-label Phase III POINTBREAK study in 939 patients with previously untreated stage IIIb/IV non-squamous NSCLC showed that Alimta plus Avastin bevacizumab as maintenance therapy missed the primary endpoint of improving median OS vs. Avastin as maintenance therapy (12.6 vs. 13.4 months, p=0.949). However, the Alimta arm met the secondary endpoint of improving median PFS vs. Avastin alone (6.0 vs. 5.6 months, p=0.012)....

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