Boehringer Ingelheim Corporation Release: LUME-Lung 1: Nintedanib* Plus Chemotherapy Extends the Life of Lung Cancer Patients With Adenocarcinoma

Published: Jun 03, 2013

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INGELHEIM, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The LUME-Lung 1 Phase III clinical trial results showed that the novel investigational compound nintedanib*, an oral triple angiokinase inhibitor, extended life by 2.3 months for non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) adenocarcinoma patients when added to docetaxel, versus placebo plus docetaxel.1 These results will be presented today at the 49th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) in Chicago.

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