What is the role of lorlatinib (Lorbrena) in the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)?

Updated: Aug 21, 2019
  • Author: Maurie Markman, MD, MS; Chief Editor: Keith K Vaux, MD  more...
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Lorlatinib (Lorbrena) gained accelerated FDA approval in November 2018 for ALK-positive metastatic NSCLC in patients who have progressed on crizotinib and at least 1 other ALK inhibitor, or alectinib or ceritinib as a first ALK inhibitor therapy. [38]


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