Items Tagged ‘Yervoy’

April 23, 2018

FDA Approves Opdivo plus Yervoy Combination for Advanced Kidney Cancer

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CancerConnect News: The Food and Drug Administration granted approvals to Opdivo  (nivolumab) and Yervoy (ipilimumab) in combination for the treatment of intermediate or poor risk, previously untreated advanced kidney cancer (renal cell carcinoma). About Renal Cell Carcinoma Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is the most common type of kidney cancer in adults, accounting for more than […]

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Tags: atezolizumab, Checkpoint inhibitors Keytruda, durvalumab, Imfinzi, kidney cancer, News, nivolumab, opdivo, pembrolizumab, Renal Cancer, renal cell cancer, Tecentriq


January 9, 2018

FDA Approves Opdivo for Adjuvant Treatment of Melanoma

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CancerConnect News: The United States Food and Drug Administration granted regular approval to the anti-PD1 monoclonal antibody, Opdivo (nivolumab) for the adjuvant treatment of patients with melanoma with involvement of lymph nodes or in patients with metastatic disease who have undergone complete resection. Opdivo was previously approved for the treatment of patients with unresectable or […]

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Tags: malignant melanoma, Melanoma, News, nibolumab, opdivo, Precision Cancer Medicine, Yervoy


September 28, 2017

Opdivo Proves Superior to Yervoy for Adjuvant Treatment of Stage III-IV Melanoma

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Adjuvant treatment with the immunotherapy drug Opdivo (nivolumab) is superior to Yervoy (ipilimumab) for the management of stage IIIb/c or stage IV melanoma following complete surgical resection. These important results were presented at the European Society for Medical Oncology and published simultaneously in the New England Journal of Medicine. There remains an unmet need for […]

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Tags: immunotherapy, ipilimumab, Melanoma, News, nivolumab, opdivo, Precision Cancer Medicine, Yervoy