Boehringer Ingelheim Corporation Release: GIOTRIF® (afatinib)* Approved in Europe for Patients With EGFR Mutation Positive Lung Cancer

Published: Sep 25, 2013

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INGELHEIM, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Boehringer Ingelheim announced today that the European Commission has granted marketing authorisation for afatinib monotherapy, for the treatment of Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor (EGFR) TKI-naïve adult patients with locally advanced or metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with activating EGFR mutation(s). Afatinib will be marketed in Europe under the brand name GIOTRIF®.

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