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Pfizer's Xalkori Approved In EU As First-Line NSCLC Treatment

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The European Commission has approved a label update to expand the use of Pfizer Inc.'s Xalkori (criotinib) to first-line treatment of adults with anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK)- positive advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).

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