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Roche's Tecentriq wins FDA approval as first-line therapy for some lung cancer forms

May 18 (Reuters) - Swiss drugmaker Roche Holding AG's Genentech unit said on Monday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Tecentriq as a standalone therapy for an advanced form of lung cancer.

Tecentriq has won the agency's approval for use in previously untreated adults with certain types of metastatic non-small cell lung cancer, the company said. (https://reut.rs/2ZcrfxH) (Reporting by Manojna Maddipatla in Bengaluru; Editing by Krishna Chandra Eluri)