The U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted full approval of Genentech’s Venclexta (venetoclax) in combination with azacitidine, or decitabine or low-dose cytarabine for the treatment of newly diagnosed acute myeloid leukemia (AML) in adults 75 years or older, or who have comorbidities that preclude use of intensive induction chemotherapy.
Eli Lilly and Co. is seeking emergency use authorization from the U.S. health regulator for the company’s experimental Covid-19 antibody monotherapy and plans to pursue a similar approval for a combination therapy with two of its antibody drugs in November 2020.
Bristol Myers Squibb Co.’s cancer drug Opdivo plus chemotherapy helped more patients with a form of lung cancer become free of the disease versus chemotherapy alone in a late-stage trial.
Bristol Myers’ Opdivo with Exelixis drug cuts kidney cancer death risk: study NEW YORK (Reuters) – Bristol Myers Squibb Co’s cancer immunotherapy Opdivo in combination with Exelixis Inc’s Cabometyx reduced the risk of death by 40% in previously untreated patients with advanced kidney cancer, according to data from a late-stage study to be presented on […]
Bristol Myers Squibb’s Opdivo (nivolumab) plus Yervoy (ipilimumab) demonstrated a significant improvement in overall survival in patients with previously untreated, unresectable malignant pleural mesothelioma in the Phase 3 CheckMate -743 clinical trial.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Roche’s immunotherapy Tecentriq in combination with the Swiss drugmaker’s Avastin for the most common kind of liver cancer.
Cancer patients with COVID-19 who were treated with a drug combination promoted by U.S. President Donald Trump to counter the coronavirus were three times more likely to die within 30 days than those who got either drug alone, U.S. researchers reported.
The FDA greenlit the combination therapy along with limited chemotherapy for the first-line treatment of adult patients with metastatic or recurrent non-small cell lung cancer with no EGFR or ALK genomic tumor aberrations.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Imbruvica (ibrutinib) in combination with Rituxan (rituximab) for chronic lymphocytic leukemia or small lymphocytic lymphoma patients who are new to therapy.
Myovant saw positive results in the first of two Phase III studies of a combination therapy for pain associated with endometriosis. The Switzerland-based company said the SPIRIT-2 study met the co-primary efficacy endpoints and six key secondary endpoints.