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DUART: durvalumab after radiotherapy in patients with unresectable, Stage III NSCLC who are ineligible for chemotherapy

DUART trial


Consolidation durvalumab is standard of care in patients with unresectable, stage III non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) without disease progression following chemoradiotherapy (the ‘PACIFIC regimen’). However, many patients with poor performance status, older age or comorbidities may be ineligible for chemotherapy due to expected high toxicity. These patients typically receive radiotherapy alone, with poor survival outcomes. Based on the PACIFIC trial data, and the strong biological rationale for combining radiotherapy with anti-programmed cell death ligand-1 therapy, durvalumab following radiotherapy could provide additional survival benefit versus radiotherapy alone. Here, we describe the DUART trial, a Phase II, open-label, single-arm study assessing the safety and tolerability of durvalumab following radiotherapy in patients with unresectable, stage III NSCLC who are ineligible for chemotherapy (ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04249362).

View the full Clinical Trial Protocol here