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Roche's Tecentriq Disappoints In Ovarian Cancer Study

Another Setback For Checkpoint Inhibitors In Challenging Disease

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PD-1/PDL-1 inhibitors have not proved effective for ovarian cancer on their own or in combinations. Now Roche's Tecentriq, combined with the firm's blockbuster Avastin, has suffered a similar fate to Merck KGaA and Pfizer's Bavencio in failing to improve survival.

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