Genentech receives second Breakthrough Therapy Designation from FDA for Alecensa

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GENENTECH, a member of the Roche Group, received a second Breakthrough Therapy Designation from FDA for its anaplastic lymphoma kinase inhibitor, Alecensa (alectinib). The latest BTD was granted for the treatment of adult patients with advanced ALK-positive non-small cell lung cancer who have not received prior treatment with an ALK inhibitor.

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