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NICE Rejects BMS' Opdivo As Adult Kidney Cancer Treatment

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The UK HTA NICE in draft guidance has rejected Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.'s Opdivo (nivolumab) as a therapy for previously treated advanced renal cell carcinoma in adults, saying the PD-1 inhibitor doesn't offer value for money. It added that it should also not be made available to such patients through the government-funded Cancer Drugs Fund, for the same reasons.

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