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The company’s blockbuster cancer asset Keytruda brought in more than $6.3 billion in the third quarter, a 17% increase from the same period last year, while bolstering its antibody-drug conjugate portfolio.

The company will present data at the oncology meeting showing the drug’s significant survival benefit in patients with advanced renal cancer and recurrent, persistent and metastatic cervical cancer.

Merck’s Keytruda appeared to outperform GSK’s Jemperli in a key endometrial cancer patient subgroup, suggesting late-stage data revealed Monday during the Society of Gynecologic Oncology 2023 Annual Meeting.

Moderna entered into a collaboration/licensing agreement Thursday with oncology-focused CytomX to discover and develop conditionally activated mRNA therapies for cancer. 

Arcus Biosciences and its collaboration partner Gilead Sciences announced during Arcus’ third-quarter report that the company had modified its ARC-10 Phase III trial.

Seattle-based Alpine Immune Sciences voluntarily terminated enrollment in two clinical trials of its immuno-oncology asset, davoceticept, after a second patient death. The company now plans to focus its attention on ALPN-303 for autoantibody-related inflammatory diseases.

Kineta, Inc. struck a collaboration deal with Merck to pair its anti-VISTA monoclonal antibody with Keytruda (pembrolizumab) as a potential treatment for advanced solid tumors, the companies announced Monday.