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Cystic Fibrosis Lung Function Improved With Triple Therapy

November 09, 2018 Share this content: Chloride sweat concentrations and Cystic Fibrosis Questionnaire-Revised scores improved when VX-659 was added to tezacaftor and ivacaftor. Patients with cystic fibrosis with either 1 or 2 Phe508del alleles who were treated with a drug combination of VX-659, tezacaftor, and ivacaftor showed improved forced expiratory volume in 1 second (FEV1),… Read More »

FDA approves Pfizer's treatment for certain lung cancer patients

FILE PHOTO: A man walks past Pfizer’s world headquarters in New York April 28, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly/File Photo (Reuters) – Pfizer Inc said on Friday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved its lung-cancer treatment for patients with a specific gene mutation who had been previously treated for an aggressive form of the disease.… Read More »