Merck’s Keytruda (pembrolizumab) received a rejection from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for each of six supplemental Biologics License Applications to update the dosing frequency of the checkpoint inhibitor to include every-six-weeks administration.

Kite Pharma Inc. highlighted the publication of the first large-scale multi-institutional analysis of outcomes of patients with refractory aggressive non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) in the latest electronic edition of BLOOD.