Investigational drug study for Treatment of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

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Trial ID:
Michael P. Kosty, M.D.
This study will test the safety of an experimental drug called atezolizumab given in combination with other chemotherapy drugs. Patients will receive 4 cycles of chemotherapy and undergo surgical removal of their tumor. Some patients may also receive an additional 16 cycles of chemotherapy with atezolizumab.

Inclusion Criteria

  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • Have resectable Stage II, IIA, or Select IIIB Non-small cell lung cancer

Exclusion Criteria

  • Have had any prior therapy for lung cancer, including chemotherapy or radiotherapy
  • Have had any major surgical procedure within 28 days prior to starting study treatment
  • Have any significant heart disease
  • Have a history of cancer other than lung cancer within the last 5 years
  • Be pregnant or nursing

Additional Info

  • Atezolizumab is an investigational immunotherapy drug that is designed to work with the body's own immune system. It may help to activate the immune response and stop a protein called PD-L1 from preventing the body's immune system from fighting cancer.

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