Novartis announces JCO publication of Lutathera® NETTER-1 data showing significantly longer time to deterioration of key quality of life measures in patients with progressive midgut NETs
Novartis today announced that the Journal of Clinical Oncology has published results of an analysis of the impact of Lutathera® (lutetium Lu 177 dotatate*) treatment on time to deterioration in HRQoL in the pivotal phase III NETTER-1 trial. The data demonstrate that treatment with Lutathera provides significantly longer time to deterioration of quality of life for patients with progressive midgut Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) compared to octreotide LAR alone. Lutathera is the first Peptide Receptor Radioisotope Therapy (PRRT) to receive regulatory registration, with approval by the European Commission in September 2017 and by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in January 2018. Lutathera is an Advanced Accelerator Applications product.