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  • Conversation: BMS’ Opdivo/Yervoy combo cleared for kidney cancer

    • April 17, 2018 10:20 AM BST
    • BMS’ Opdivo/Yervoy combo cleared for kidney cancer

      US regulators have approved a combination of Bristol-Myers Squibb’s immunotherapy drugs Opdivo and Yervoy as a first-line treatment for patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma.
      Approval was based on data from the Phase III CheckMate -214 clinical trial, in which the Opdivo (nivolumab) + Yervoy (ipilimumab) combination showed “a significant and unprecedented increase in overall survival (OS) in this patient population compared to a current standard of care, sunitinib,” according to BMS.
      Read more: http://www.pharmatimes.com/news/bms_opdivoyervoy_combo_cleared_for_kidney_cancer_1232129

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