Ofev May Help Treat IPF With Lung Cancer, Case Report Suggests

Ofev May Help Treat IPF With Lung Cancer, Case Report Suggests

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Ofev May Help Treat IPF With Lung Cancer, Case Report Suggests

A patient with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) who also had non-small cell lung cancer responded well to treatment with Ofev (nintedanib), according to a new case report. The findings suggest Ofev might be an effective treatment choice for patients in whom the two conditions coexist but who are unable to tolerate chemotherapy to treat the lung cancer. Ofev had a strong and unexpected anti-tumor effect in this elderly patient, the researchers said. The case report,…

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