For people with malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM),

I have more living to do

Optune Lua is the first FDA-approved treatment*
for MPM in over 15 years. Learn more

Optune Lua in addition to chemotherapy is approved to treat people with unresectable, locally advanced or metastatic, malignant pleural mesothelioma.
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A clinical study showed that using Optune Lua
in addition to chemotherapy provided

Learn more about study results for Optune Lua™ + chemo

*FDA approved under the Humanitarian Device Exemption pathway.

In a clinical study, Optune Lua was used with chemotherapy (pemetrexed and platinum-based chemotherapy) in 80 untreated patients with unresectable (unable to be removed via surgery) malignant pleural mesothelioma.

Pemetrexed and platinum-based chemotherapy.

  • Optune Lua is not a medicine and does not enter the bloodstream
    • When used with chemotherapy, the most common device-related side effect was skin irritation
  • In the clinical study, the only side effect related to Optune Lua use was skin irritation seen in 71% of people (66% mild-to-moderate and 5% severe)
    • Most skin irritation is reversible and can be treated with topical ointments, creams, or solutions prescribed by your doctor
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Designed for your everyday life

Optune Lua is wearable and portable–so continuous treatment with TTFields can be received almost anywhere.

See how Optune Lua can fit in your life
Optune Lua™ System

More than 18,000 people around the world have started Optune®, a cancer treatment that works the same way as Optune Lua

More than 18,000 patients around the world have started their cancer treatment with TTFields

Optune has been used since 2011 to treat a type of brain cancer called glioblastoma, also known as GBM.

The FDA first approved Optune to treat adults with recurrent GBM in 2011. In 2015, the FDA approved Optune + chemotherapy (Temozolomide, also known as Temodar®) for adults with newly diagnosed GBM.

Optune Lua for MPM was classified as a Humanitarian Use Device (HUD), approved under the Humanitarian Device Exemption (HDE) pathway.

Optune for GBM was approved under the Premarket Approval (PMA) pathway.

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Need help talking to your doctor?

Download a guide to help you talk to your doctor about whether Optune Lua is right for you.

Downloadable resources can help answer some additional questions you have about Optune Lua™. Download here
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