Atezolizumab

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Atezolizumab Overview

Atezolizumab (trade name Tecentriq) is a fully humanized, engineered monoclonal antibody of IgG1 isotype against the protein programmed cell death-ligand 1 (PD-L1).[1] In 2015, it was in clinical trials as an immunotherapy for several types of solid tumors.[1] It was under investigation by Genentech/Roche.[1] In April 2016, Roche announced that atezolizumab had been granted fast track status for lung cancer by the FDA.[2] In Ma...

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Atezolizumab drug for lung cancer

My boyfriend was diagnosed with small cell carcinoma in August while in the hospital with pneumonia. Straight out of the hospital into radiation and chemo treatments in which he was unable to finish. No one has mentioned immunotherapy to us as an alternative. His last blood work results said his count was within normal limits so would he have a chance of atezolizumab and immunotherapy helping him? He's 59 yrs old, has good appetite, already had AFib before diagnosed with cancer, has Medicare/Aid. We live in NW Tn. Is there hope for success for him? A tumor in 1 lung and lympnodes. ## My dad experienced something similar, he ended up hospitalized to manually drain fluid from congestive heart failure, and a sample of it that they analyzed was full of cancer cells. The Atezolizumab is ...

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Atezolizumab
  • Injection: 1200mg/20ml
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