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Session: Lung Cancer—Non-Small Cell Metastatic

Type: Poster Session

Time: Sunday June 2, 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Hall A

Brigatinib in pretreated patients with ALK-positive advanced NSCLC.

Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Lung Cancer—Non-Small Cell Metastatic

2019 ASCO Annual Meeting

Abstract No:

Poster Board Number:
Poster Session (Board #368)

J Clin Oncol 37, 2019 (suppl; abstr 9045)

Author(s): Renaud Descourt, Maurice Perol, Gaelle Rousseau-Bussac, David Planchard, Bertrand Mennecier, Marie Wislez, Alexis B. Cortot, Florian Guisier, Radj Gervais, Loick Galland, Roland Schott, Eric Dansin, Jennifer ARRONDEAU, Jean-Bernard Auliac, Christos Chouaid; CHU Morvan, Brest, France; Department of Thoracic Oncology, Centre Léon Bérard, Lyon, France; CHI Créteil, Créteil, France; Medical Oncology Department, Thoracic Group, Gustave Roussy, Villejuif, France; Nouvel Hopital Civil - Service de Pneumologie, Strasbourg, France; Hopital Cochin And Tenon, Paris, France; Centre Hospitalier Regional Universitaire Lille, Lille, France; CHU Rouen, Rouen, France; CLCC Baclesse, Caen, France; Centre Georges-François Leclerc, Dijon, France; Paul Strauss Cancer Center, Strasbourg, France; Centre Oscar Lambret, Lille, France; Hôpital Cochin, Paris, France; CHI Creteil, Creteil, France; Centre Hospitalier Intercommunal (CHI) Creteil, Créteil, France

Abstract Disclosures


Background: Brigatinib is a next-generation ALK inhibitor initially developed in pre-treated ALK+ NSCLC. Data on the efficacy of brigatinib in real world remain rare. Methods: This retrospective multicentric study analyzed ALK-+ advanced NSCLC patients pretreated with at least two tyrosine-kinase inhibitors, including crizotinib, and enrolled in the brigatinib French early access program. The primary endpoint was investigator-assessed progression-free survival (PFS). Results: 104 patients were included (mean age, 56.6 years; never smokers, 61.5%; adenocarcinoma, 98.1%). Patients had received a median of 3 previous treatment lines, including at least 2 ALK inhibitors, mainly crizotinib then ceritinib in 93% patients. At brigatinib initiation, 59.1% had performance status 0-1, 51.9% had ≥ 3 metastatic sites, 74.5% had central nervous system metastases (CNS) and 8.8% had carcinomatous meningitis. Median duration of brigatinib treatment was 6.7 (0.06–20.7) months. Median PFS was 6.6 (95% CI, 4.8–9.9) months for the entire population. In the 91 evaluable patients, disease control rate was 78.2% (stable, 28.2%; partial response, 45.7%; complete response, 4.3%). From brigatinib start, median overall survival was 17.2 (95% CI:11.0–not reached) months. Among the 68 patients with progressive disease after brigatinib, CNS was involved in 29.4% of cases. Ten (9.6%) patients had treatment discontinuation due to intolerance or patient request. Median OS from the diagnostic of NSCLC was 75,3 (95% CI, 38,2-174,6) months. Conclusions: This study confirms the efficacy of brigatinib in a cohort of patients heavily pretreated for ALK-+advanced NSCLC. These real-world results are consistent with clinical data reported in clinical trials.

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