Numerous companies presented clinical trial data and updates at the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) Virtual Congress 2020.

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 […]

Foghorn Therapeutics entered into a strategic collaboration with Merck to leverage Foghorn’s Gene Traffic Control platform for cancer therapies.

Bristol-Myers Squibb and Exelixis are eying potential approval of a combination therapy for renal cell carcinoma following results from a late-stage study that showed a combination of Opdivo and Cabometyx met the primary endpoint of progression-free survival.

AVEO Oncology submitted a New Drug Application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for tivozanib, the company’s vascular endothelial growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor, as a treatment for relapsed or refractory renal cell carcinoma (RCC).

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.

Eli Lilly and Co.’s experimental pancreatic cancer treatment in combination with chemotherapy drugs failed to meet the main goal of overall survival in a late-stage study.

Humira’s dominance continues as the world’s top-selling prescription product as the biologic therapy is the first drug to exceed $20 billion in annual global sales.

June 2019 is a busy month for approval applications for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as the regulatory agency has a slate of PDUFA dates.

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.