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 […]
A Phase III trial is planned after promising results were revealed from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute for MK-6482 in advanced clear cell kidney cancer.
New clinical data shows that Eli Lilly’s investigational oncology drug pegilodecakin, in combination with a checkpoint inhibitor, could be a potential new treatment for patients with non-small cell lung cancer and kidney cancer.
U.S. drugmaker Merck & Co. Inc. agreed to buy Peloton Therapeutics Inc. for $1.05 billion in cash, gaining access to the privately held company’s lead kidney cancer drug candidate.
The Food and Drug Administration approved Merck & Co.’s cancer therapy Keytruda as part of a combination therapy for previously untreated patients with the most common type of kidney cancer.
AbbVie’s biologic therapy Humira for autoimmune disorders continues to dominate the sales landscape; Gilead’s once-daily hepatitis C treatment Harvoni in 2016 repeated its performance as the world’s second-best-selling prescription medicine.
AbbVie’s biologic therapy Humira for autoimmune diseases was the worldwide prescription-drug sales leader in 2015 for the fourth consecutive calendar term.
Update: This morning, Bristol-Myers Squibb announced that its immunotherapy, Opdivo, also delayed cancer progression more than Afinitor in kidney cancer. This raises questions about the sales potential of Exelixis’ drug. […]