HEMONC TODAY's blogger talks about early stop to ESCAPE trial

Campbell, Toby
March 2008
Hem/Onc Today;3/10/2008, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p4
The author discusses the early closing of Bayer's phase-3 ESCAPE (Evaluation of Sorafenib, Carboplatin, And Paclitaxel Efficacy) trial evaluating the role of sorafenib in combination with chemotherapy in metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). He reveals the reason for the closing. The author is positive that many future studies will plan for stratification for histology in an attempt to continue to refine the treatment for NSCLC.


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