EURTAC phase III trial
Response rates and PFS were significantly higher in erlotinib-treated European patients with EGFR Mut+ NSCLC compared with chemotherapy-treated patients. Erlotinib was also better tolerated.1,2
Patients who received erlotinib had significantly better response rates than patients receiving chemotherapy.
Patients who received erlotinib had significantly longer PFS than patients receiving chemotherapy.
Erlotinib-treated patients with pre-existing T790M mutations had significantly shorter median PFS than those who were T790M-negative (p=0.0185).
Erlotinib had a more favourable safety profile than chemotherapy in this patient population.
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